(From the publisher):
House of Cards - codename for a terrifying game of espionage: twelve 'sleeping' Russian agents conditioned by narco-hypnosis to live for years as normal English citizens, unless they receive a torn playing card. At that point they become deadly, mindless killers, each programmed to destroy a specific human target.
The New Avengers - John Steed, Mike Gambit and the exquisite Purdey find themsleves trapped in a web of terror and assassination as the House of Cards mysteriously begins to crumble and killer after killer is unleashed against the top men in British intelligence. Among the targets - John Steed himself...
Original title: House of Cards
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Spy/Espionage