It is 1721 and young Adam Hanaway, devastated by his father's sudden death, leaves England to seek his fortune in Lisbon, where his uncle is a successful merchant. But almost nothing turns out as Adam planned. His family's welcome is cool, and Adam's rise to the top is thwarted by Bartolomeu Gomes, his uncle's treacherous clerk.
Clive Prince is a legend in his own time. The numerous best-selling books he has written and co-authored with Lynn Picknett have changed the way we see history and mythology. From the seminal work The Stargate Conspiracy to the studious Templar Revelations, his work has influenced hundreds of other authors in the genre.