England, 1930. Grieving widows are a familiar sight on London's Necropolis Railway. So when an elegant young woman in a black veil boards the funeral train, nobody guesses that Rachel Savernake is not one of the mourners. She hopes to save a life – the life of a man who is supposed to be cold in the grave. But then a suspicious death on the railway track spurs her on to investigate a sequence of baffling mysteries. She believes that the cases are connected – but what possible link can there be? To find the answers to her questions she joins a house party on the eerie and remote North Yorkshire coast at Mortmain Hall.
|Publisher||Lamplight Audio; 2020|
London, 1930. Scotland Yard is baffled by a sequence of ghastly murders unfolding across the city and at the centre of it all is mysterious heiress Rachel Savernake. Jacob Flint, a tenacious young journalist, is drawn into Rachel's glittering world of wealth and power. But as the body count continues to rise, Jacob soon becomes part of a dangerous game that could leave him dancing at the end of the hangman's rope if he pursues the truth.