London, 1936. In the midst of a crowd, a famous American author sees the legendary dancer, Solange Dalmon, the woman who he had fallen passionately in love with and driven to her death many years before. Could it be her? And if so, had she returned from the dead to seek vengeance for her demise? As he comes up against his dark past, he sinks into an agonizing tour through the cosmopolitan drawing rooms of Paris and New York and deep into the heart of the Nazi darkness. To reach the truth, however, he must find his way through a labyrinth of guilty secrets, Hollywood stars who are spies, fractured divas, cynical diplomats and the Order of Shadows, the secret elite of the global economy which regulated the Greek bankruptcy in the 1890s and now supported Hitler’s plans. From Istanbul, to the Aegean, to Athens of the beginning of the century, and then to Edinburgh in 1945 for the astonishing finale, the road is long and lit with the destinies of two people who lost everything yet they never stopped searching for the vindication of love.
An exciting espionage thriller set against a backdrop of the greatest events of the twentieth century and during which an unforgettable story of passion unfolds…