With few alllies left in Santa Compana, things take a turn for the worse for Lowe when Nenna's plans for escape puts him in her deadly crosshairs. Meanwhile, Balfour makes an unexpected alliance that could cost both him and Lowe their lives. Written by
Did You Know?
Balfour explains how he was betrayed by "the Beggarman" and reveals that this was the nom de guerre of an Edinburgh doctor named "Richard Hannay", an alias of Tom Lowe. Clever writers used the name of the famous lead character of the James Buchan spy novels, the best known of which is "The 39 Steps", the most recent adaptation done by the BBC and starred Rupert Penry-Jones as Hannay. See more