As the German Luftwaffe bomb the capital, undertaker Francis Hancock suddenly finds himself caught up in the middle of a terrifying abduction plot. It's 29 December, 1940, the night that Hitler has chosen to destroy London under a barrage of flaming incendiary bombs.
Their main target - St Paul's cathedral - is where Hancock is sheltering from the onslaught.
But the First World War veteran doesn't just have bombs to contend with; a young girl, who was also sheltering in the cathedral, has vanished.
Then some of those charged with protecting the building are brutally murdered.
Hancock must face his own demons and fears in his struggle to catch those responsible and bring them to justice...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 08/01/2009
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780755336227