Why should distinguished Edwardian Cabinet minister Edwin Strafford resign at the height of his parliamentary career and why should the woman he loves reject him? Who, 70 years later, should try to prevent the truth from being revealed? Martin Radford, history graduate, decides to find out.
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Why should distinguished Edwardian Cabinet minister Edwin Strafford resign at the height of his parliamentary career? Why does the woman he loves so suddenly and coldly reject him? Why, seventy years later, should people go to such lengths--even as far as murder--to prevent the truth from being revealed?
Martin Radford, history graduate, disaffected and unemployed, leaps at the chance to get to the island of Madeira and begin the hunt for a solution to the intriguing secret of Edwin Stafford's fall from grace. However, his seeming good fortune turns to nightmare as his investigation triggers a bizarre and violent train of events which remorselessly entangles him and those who believed they had escaped the spectre of crimes long past but never paid for...
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