Justin Harrington, controversial TV presenter of a popular antiques show, is found dead in his car in Yorkshire - in suspicious circumstances. His school friend, and fellow antiques dealer, Bill Franklin is bemused by Harrington's death, wondering if his shady past is to blame. But when another mutual friend, also in the business, is shot dead by hired assassins, Bill finds himself caught up in a mystery in which he is the prime suspect.
Dragged into a dangerous world of murder, intrigue and forgery, Bill takes it upon himself to turn amateur sleuth to get to the bottom of Justin's death - before he becomes the next victim.
©2008 John Malcom; (P)2008 Soundings