Ricky is a street kid - sharp, quick and usually up to no good. When he tries to steal from the wrong people, he is saved by a mysterious man called Felix who makes Ricky a compelling offer: a flat and a hundred pounds a week. All he has to do is take lessons from Felix. The lessons turn out to be in surveillance and hand-to-hand combat.
Chris Ryan served in the SAS for ten years and was awarded the Military Medal for his work under cover in Iraq. He now travels the world as a security expert, putting all his real-life experience into his books and TV shows.