Smuggling and dark family secrets come to light in another classic from the master of thrilling adventure
When Jim Pryce, a deserter from the army, returns secretly to his native Cornwall, he finds the coast cold and unfriendly. He is soon plunged into a hazardous world of crooks,contraband, madness and mysteries underneath the rocky cliffs.
“Hammond Innes was a compulsive storyteller... he had an inborn ability to relate a fast-moving narrative with a knack that drove the story on and kept the reader in rapt attention”
“Thank goodness for Hammond Innes. He gets better with every book”
“People say people can’t write stories anymore. Tell that to Hammond Innes”