Five years ago a British businessman was forced to spy on Iranian colleagues who were working on a weapons program. The information he supplied was used to kill them. He took on a new identity (and the name Perry) upon returning to England.
Now he is told that his cover has been blown and an Iranian assassin – The Anvil – is on the way to kill him. Despite this threat he refuses to leave the home he has made for himself in a small coastal village, believing wrongly that his new friends will stand by him.
MI5 realises that they could catch the Iranian assassin so they put security measures in place around Perry. This causes the local people to reject him.
This book was previously listed online as “The Road to Nowhere”.
It was filmed for British television in 2001 staring Ross Kemp as Perry.