After a series of nonstop adventures, Stone Barrington is eager for some peace and quiet in a rustic British setting. But no sooner does he land in England than heâs beset by an outrageous demand from a beautiful lady, and an offer he canât refuse.
Unfortunately, Stone quickly learns that his new acquisition comes with some undesired strings attachedânamely, a deadly mystery involving the complex relationships of the local gentry, and a relentless adversary who raises the stakes with every encounter. Stoneâs restful country vacation is looking like yet another troublesome situation, but with his tireless aplombâand the help of a few friendsâhe is more than up to the challenge.
From the Hardcover edition.