Claire Lane is a Professor of Mathematics at London’s prestigious St Anne's University. Her speciality-scientific study of probability. In other words, the likelihood that an event will reoccur.
She takes on the challenge until she discovers there is more to this story. A birth certificate surfaces, convincing Claire she is looking in the wrong direction. Another murder in Cornwall. Will the killer strike again and what will happen to Ralph McGinniss who discovers the truth.
Inspector Ralph McGinniss is the victim of a pickpocket on a Motorbus in central London, and realises the woman responsible, is connected to Jack the Top, a notorious thief and pimp.
Claire Lane is convinced the two are linked. When Ralph uncovers a plot to assassinate a well-known Judge from the High Court, the duo must act to discover what is the German planning, and how does the death of PC Bloomsdale, find the detectives investigating a fire in the village of Potters Bar.
Will they discover the truth in time or deal with the consequences?
Claire Lane senses the truth. Will she side with Ralph, or take another view, and agree to disappear undercover with renowned Gang boss Alexander Carrington.
Is this the end, or does this spell disaster for not only Claire’s reputation, but Ralph’s heraldic position in the House of Lords. Will they win or lose?
Barbosa’s team has infiltrated into Kazakhstan and ordered to proceed by their own vehicles to a point in Kyrgyzstan. Will he have enough time to retract Jameson and return to the deployment point by the 30th of the month.
As events unfold, Barbosa realises he has another problem. Isabelle Perrigaux, his partners girlfriend. Operating in insurgent country the team encounter another dangerous liaison. Friend or foe. The Chinese border patrols. Now Jacques Barbosa must use his utmost discretion in this mission and to avoid at all costs, any act of terrorism that could constitute an act of war between NATO and its allies.