Scottish Police Superintendent Terrence Reid tears himself away from a murder investigation in Glasgow to return to his family's ancestral home for a Christmas house party celebrating the christening of his son. Dunbaryn Castle is all decked out for Christmas, but the mounds of beautifully wrapped gifts and delicious smells emanating from the kitchen can't hide the tensions running between Reid and his estranged wife, Anne. He's not expecting a very merry Christmas.
Scottish Police Superintendent Terrence Reid's race to derail the money pipeline fueling a string of deadly terrorist attacks suffers a devastating setback when his informant is brutally murdered. Reid's chief suspect, a ruthless financier, always seems to be one step ahead of him. After one of his men is murdered, Reid suspects he's got a traitor in own camp. When Reid's beautiful young wife becomes deeply embroiled in the investigation, things get dangerously personal.
"Jealousy and cruelty equals passion?"
Suspecting that his estranged wife is having an affair with a famous artist from a renowned American art dynasty, Scottish Police Superintendent Terrence Reid, heir to a whiskey fortune and a Scottish title, travels to the small California seaside town of Bodega Bay to try to win her back - only to discover that her lover's six-year-old daughter has just been kidnapped.
"I was gripped by the story immediately"