by Robert Aldridge
Mike Peterson and his boat, Pelican, narrowly escape destruction when a nearby craft blows up.
His search for the truth leads to the kidnapping of his girl-friend: Jenny McLaine.
Violence ashore, afloat, and beneath the waters of the English Channel results in the recovery of a sunken wartime gold shipment.
Also uncovered, is an account of espionage, betrayal and intrigue in high places