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When Tim Harding agrees to do a friend a favour by bidding for an antique ring at an auction on his behalf, he is unaware of the secrets tied up with it - secrets that date back three hundred years.

But the ring is stolen before it can be sold, and a shocking murder follows. Harding is quickly thrown into a web of conspiracies surrounding the ring's origins. As he draws closer to the heart of the mystery, he comes across a young woman he is certain he recognizes, even though they have never met.

But as he goes in search of her identity, his life begins to fall apart. Somewhere, a perilous truth awaits him, coupled with a terrible realization: those who uncover that truth cannot be allowed to live...

Reviews

The master of the clever twist

Sunday Telegraph

Admirers of Goddard will know that they are in safe hands, as ever

Good Book Guide

A meticulously plotted tale of intrigue with his characteristic combination of contemporary invention and accurate historical detail

Literary Review

A real page turner, full of surprises to the very end

Woman's Weekly

One of Britain's finest thriller writers

Time Out

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  • Paperback

    9780552164993

    March 1, 2012

    Corgi

    448 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781407068275

    July 1, 2010

    Transworld Digital

    448 pages

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