Born in Calcutta, Tim Tate is a multi-award winning documentary film-maker, investigative journalist and best-selling author. Over a career spanning almost forty years he has written for most national newspapers and made more than eighty documentaries for British and international broadcasters. He is the author of sixteen published non-fiction books, including the acclaimed Hitler's Forgotten Children and Hitler's British Traitors - hailed 'a brilliant book' by Dan Snow. Tim Tate lives in Wiltshire.
The larger than life story of one of the West's most productive Cold War counter-intelligence agents - a man who to the CIA's embarrassment turned out also to be a bigamist and a romancer who claimed publicly to be the last descendent of the Russian Czar and heir to his fortune. A made for Hollywood page turner, it's a fascinating read and highly recommended. -- SIR DAVID OMAND, author of How Spies Think: Ten Lessons in Intelligence Totally gripping . . . a masterpiece. Tate lifts the lid on one of the most important and complex spies of the Cold War, who passed secrets to the West and finally unmasked traitor George Blake. -- HELEN FRY, author of MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in World War Two