The ghosts of the past hold the key to the present! Set in Morocco and England, a story of espionage, veiled truths and retribution, and how the sins of our forebears haunt the generations of the present. 1936. Newlyweds Beatrice and Gerard Le Tourneau leave France for Morocco and a new life. But as World War Two unfolds and pollutes, their lives become entwined with those around them with devastating results. Oxford 2002. Nicholas Budgeon, a retired Special Branch detective, learns of his ex-wife's suicide. He finds himself in Morocco, retracing the paths of her ancestors in an effort to uncover the truth and unearthing some nasty surprises on the way!
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Daniel Easterman was born in Belfast in 1949. He was a lecturer at Newcastle University for a number of years, and is fluent in several languages. Dubbed by The Purloined Letter as 'easily the best thriller writer working today', he is the author of thirteen critically-acclaimed novels.Review:
Praise for Daniel Easterman's writing: 'There are shades of Graham Greene in the climate of brooding terror which Easterman conjures so very nicely.' Independent 'He can weave a web of suspense, laced with historical and mythological references that bait the imagination, satisfactorily embroidered with bullet holes and bloodshed.' The Times 'An accomplished writer.' New Statesman 'A master of spooky suspense and of the chapter cliffhanger.' Scotsman
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Book Description Harper Collins, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002258625