Following the explosion of an IRA bomb on board the Barrington's flagship MV Buckingham, Emma Clifton must deal with the repercussions on her family's shipping business. Meanwhile her old adversary, Lady Virginia Fenwick, plots her downfall.
Bestselling novelist Harry, Emma's husband, is on a mission to free a fellow author imprisoned in Siberia, even if it costs him everything.
Giles, his brother-in-law, a minister of the Crown, faces his own problems when a diplomatic disaster risks his bid for higher office.
With its devastating twists and turns, Archer's spellbinding the Clifton Chronicles continues to enthral readers and proves once again why Archer's reign at the top of the charts is without parallel.