"The plot has more contortions and twists than a carnival freak show convention..."
Oliver Stone, who was once the country's most skilled assassin, stands before the White House for what may be the last time. The president personally re-enlists Stone for a high risk undercover mission. After having tried for 30 years to leave his past behind him Stone is left with no alternative but to answer his country's call.
Then Stone's mission alters drastically before he has even got started. A bomb goes off in the vicinity of the British prime minister as he leaves a presidential dinner. Stone is immediately re-assigned to investigate the terrorist attack along with MI6 agent Mary Chapman. Their quarry are elusive, deadly and very well informed - which keeps them one step ahead of Stone and Chapman. As things develop Stone turns to the Camel Club for help investigating what he believes is the opening salvo of a series of attacks aimed at the President. In the murk of politics and international espionage, nobody can be trusted and nothing is as it first appears.