Jake Grafton, former Vietnam pilot and air-wing commander, has been assigned to the Pentagon. His orders are to lead the development of the navy’s new top-secret attack plane, the A-12. But, faced with political and technical problems at every turn, he soon finds himself drawn into a hunt for the Minotaur – a mole hidden in the Pentagon who is selling America’s most precious defence secrets. The FBI’s chief spy-catcher is hot on the Minotaur’s trail – or is he? Just who are the traitors? Four people are dead and a test pilot is near death before Grafton homes in on the shocking identity of the Minotaur – and his even more chilling motive . . .