The Money That Never Was by David Luddington
Approx. 72,640 words.
Published on September 18, 2011 by
Charles Tremayne is a spy out of his time. After a long career spent rescuing prisoners from the KGB or helping defectors across the Berlin Wall the world has changed. Counting the days to his retirement by babysitting drunken diplomats he is seconded for one last case. Retrieve £250,000,000 of non existent government money from the inhabitants of a remote Cornish fishing village. Easy!