It is 1915, World War I is blazing across Europe, and New York socialite Eliza Pearse travels to London in pursuit of her errant fiance, Maxwell. On her odyssey to England she will survive one of the biggest tragedies of the Great War, encounter Irish terrorists and get herself entangled in the quaint, clandestine world of Enrico Albyvendie of the British secret service. But he isn't the only one watching her. On the orders of the U.S. President, secret agent Alan Youngblood is sent from Washington on a special mission to help her. The terrorist trail leads them both from London to strife-torn Dublin of 1916, where armed insurrection is about to explode. About the Author: Colin Peck was born in London in 1946. Following a hectic business career he retired to Spain in 2000 and took up writing. This is his third novel in the Enrico Albyvendie series."