The New Race Against The Clock Thriller From The Master Of The Triple Cross Not All Scars Are Visible Jonathan Kellaway Needs No Reminding Of That On The Verge Of His Retirement From China Clay Conglomerate Intercontinental Kaolins The Company Has Left Its Mark In Pits And Spoil Heaps Around The World But It Has Also Left A No Less Enduring Mark On Some Of Those Who Have Worked For It, Kellaway Included Its Past, As Well As Its Future, Is A Treacherous Place So Kellaway Is Surprised When IK S Founder And Former Chairman, Greville Lashley, Sets Him A Final Task Before He Quits The Academic Hired By The Board To Write The Company S History Has Discovered A Gap Covering Several Years In The Records Of The Small Cornish China Clay Outfit Lashley Started With And Where Kellaway Also Began His Career He Is Despatched To Cornwall To Learn What Has Become Of The Missing Documents But The Search Is A Voyage Into Dangerous Waters A Dead Friend, A Lost Lover And A Clutch Of Mysteries From Kellaway S Youth In Cornwall And Italy In The Late 1960s Come Back To Haunt Him And To Tempt Him With The Hope That He May At Last Learn The Truth About The Tragedies And Misfortunes That Blighted Those Years It Is A Truth That Has Claimed Several Victims Before If He Pursues It Hard And Long Enough, He May Only Add Himself To The List But Pursue It He Must Because The Truth, He Belatedly Realizes, Is The Secret That Has Consumed His Life This Time This Last Time He Will Not Stop Until He Has Found It.
In a writing career spanning than twenty years, Robert Goddard s novels have been described in many different ways mystery, thriller, crime, even historical romance He is the master of the plot twist, a compelling and engrossing storyteller and one of the best known advocates for the traditional virtues of pace, plot and narrative drive.
- 416 pages
- Fault Line
- Robert Goddard
- 10 July 2019 Robert Goddard