When Emily Thornton discovers a will linked with the murder of a sea captain in Hull in the 1860's, she is determined to discover what happened - but a vital witness is missing.
So, Emily enlists the help of Thomas Laycock, a young man who has come to Hull to open his own detective agency.
As the pair travel to Middlesborough and Whitby, the investigation unfolds, and their attention is brought to a locket worn by a mysterious young woman.
Emily and Thomas are convinced that this is a crucial link in the case.
Can they unravel the meaning behind this unusual locket? And escape the danger following them every step of the way ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 07/04/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751545562