Surrounded by lies and deceit how do you work out who is telling the truth? When highly decorated war hero, Colonel Tariq joins the intelligence agency, his rise to the top seems assured. But in his first case he discovers a CIA agent has killed a young prostitute and a diplomatic crisis erupts. As the two nations negotiate, angry mobs take to the streets and he is caught up in a national scandal. Tariq is instructed to eliminate the only witness and instigate a cover up, trapping him in a terrible moral dilemma. As his professional ambition and private life collide, he must make a life changing decision that will have far reaching consequences for the future of his family and his country.
Aamina Ahmad grew up in London and earned degrees in London from University College and Goldsmith's College. She worked for the BBC World Service before becoming a television script editor. Her credits include a number of primetime shows in Britain including EastEnders, The Bill, and Hustle. She now lives in San Francisco.