By Anne Perry
The guy who lies bleeding to demise in a London brickyard is not any usual drifter yet a mystery informant with information of a global plot opposed to the British executive. exact department officer Thomas Pitt, hastening to rendezvous with him, arrives seconds after the knife-wielding assassin—who, in flip, flees on an erratic path that leads Pitt in wild pursuit to picturesque St. Malo at the French coast. in the meantime, Pitt’s manager, Victor Narraway, stands accused of embezzling executive money. because the guy who ruined Narraway’s profession is in eire, Pitt’s shrewdpermanent spouse, Charlotte, consents to pose as Narraway’s sister and accompany him to Dublin to enquire. yet unknown to Pitt and Narraway, a shadowy plotter is environment a seize that, as soon as sprung, may possibly smash not only reputations however the British empire itself.
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