A nice girl from the ‘right’ sort of church going family shouldn’t get pregnant in 1950s England. But when they do it is seen as good form to leave their child in the care of the catholic church who collude with the government and send him off to an uncertain future in Australia.
Paul Foster is a social worker trying to make a difference. But what links him to an aristocratic Nazi sympathiser accused of harbouring a war criminal? And what has happened to his soldier boyfriend Jake over in Afghanistan?
In this, the first DCI Sara Hoyland mystery, the intrepid detective with a murky past enters a
long-forgotten world of political intrigue.