George Chittenden was born and bred in Kent, and is the youngest of six children from a working class family. As a child he idolised the character Tintin and spent many summers dreaming of adventures in faraway lands. These days George teaches local history and writes commercial fiction when he isn't backpacking around the globe.
When Stanley finds a two-hundred year old message from Jacob Swift, the king of smugglers, he gets caught up in an adventure that may solve all of his problems and a mystery several hundred years in the making. When the king of smugglers gets caught up in a plot to steal a priceless treasure he makes an enemy with enough power to bring his empire to its knees.A story of treasure lost and found.