Caught in a web of dangerous intrigue, Dr. Kiril Andreyev plans his desperate escape from Soviet tyranny to freedom in the West.
But when his friend’s escape attempt ends in flames, Kiril finds his life threatened by a ruthless KGB officer.
Kiril’s last chance rests on a visiting American heart surgeon and his journalist wife. But even as Kiril plots his escape, he finds that his life depends on his materialistic mistress, on the rivalries of Soviet and East German intelligence agents, and on accidental betrayals by those he trusts most.
The story builds to a climax in a deadly confrontation on Glienicker Bridge, linking East Germany and West Berlin.
Will Dr. Kiril Andreyev succeed in his lifelong quest for freedom—and at what cost?