By Robert Goddard
In her seashore cottage, Beatrix Abberley bravely confronts an interloper moments ahead of her existence is brutally taken. The crime stuns the aged spinster’s family—especially Beatrix’s niece, Charlotte Ladram. yet Charlotte has little time to mourn the lack of her liked aunt and little endurance whilst police speedy arrest a guy Charlotte believes is blameless. For Charlotte, a harrowing quest for solutions begins—one that would take her into the shadows of the past…and into the existence and secrets and techniques of the lifeless woman’s brother, famed poet and casualty of the Spanish Civil battle, Tristram Abberley.
Now, amid shattering revelations approximately her relatives, and within the aftermath of a moment savage crime, Charlotte reveals herself on the middle of a widening hurricane. And for Charlotte, whatever striking is commencing to occur. As fifty years of secrets and techniques start to resolve, shy, wary Charlotte is coming alive within the shadow of a mystery—uncovering a surprising story of wartime greed and treachery, and a vendetta of violence likely with no end….