The Courts of the Morning
By John Buchan
Richard Hannay, the hero of ‘The 39 Steps’ is back in a new tale of adventure and intrigue. When Hannay is approached by the American military attach in London to carry out a delicate undercover mission, he immediately seeks out his old friend Sandy Arbuthnot.
Hannay and Sandy arrange to meet at Sandy’s country house in the Scottish Borders, but soon afterwards Sandy disappears in mysterious circumstances.