Summoned by the wayward Lady Imogen Swain, Jemima is entrusted with the diaries she kept in 1964, diaries which contain an account of her passionate affair with Burgo Smyth MP; now Foreign Secretary but then a rising young Conservative politician. With the increasingly eccentric Lady Imogen threatening to reveal details about the affair, and of the subsequent disappearance of a young journalist, Jemima's meeting with Lady Imogen is the first step in a sinister series of events which leads to political scandal, blackmail and murder.I can tell you what it said without having read it. ... She once let me feel the blade, otherwise we just looked at it with awe. ... He fell and I think he must have struck his head on the marble mantelpiece. ... Millie pushed back the dark hair styled to be both boyish and sexy, which had made her a many thought a the perfect Viola anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2015-04-02|