When Rose Beckingham disembarks the ship from Bombay, she expects England and her distant relations to welcome her home with open arms. Instead, she walks straight into the embrace of danger.
After witnessing a murder on the docks, Rose is plunged into an investigation that will lead her from the luxury and glamour of high society to the noise and glare of London's glitziest jazz clubs.
With the French detective, Achilles Prideaux, trying to uncover Rose's secrets, can she conceal her past, while tracking down a cold-blooded killer? Or will the murderer strike again, this time closer to home?