This screenplay stars a brittle and combative head of a US conglomerate who has one last ambition; to take over a rival. She will stop at nothing to gain her desire. But the takeover target is run by a recluse. He is eventually tracked down, but he is equally feisty.
He throws down a challenge. She picks it up, but is soon to learn about wild creatures: And the wildest of all is human.
Tom Reardon is a Master Mariner and is persuaded to manage what remains of a family shipping business. The company’s only floating asset founders in a storm and sinks with all hands including its Captain.
Reardon is puzzled at the government cover-up of details of the wreck. Then the murders start and Reardon goes on the run from MI5, MI6 and the CIA.
Will the secrets come out or die with Reardon?
An English dysfunctional family are hit by the father's terminal illness. They spend his forthcoming life insurance payout on brightening up their lives before his passing. But the conspiracy doesn't become apparent until it is thought to be too late. But is it ?
There are two main characters in this book. First a novelist who buys a chateau in France and the second, the chateau itself. The house has hidden secrets, the writer uncovers them.
The search includes Nazi records to find out the fate of the Raphaels, previous owners of the house. But local guilty secrets are disturbed to an extent where murder is a distinct probability.