Disgraced soldier, Jack Foley is summoned to York by his eccentric ex-father in law, Professor Charles Fanshawe, who is convinced that someone is replicating Hitler’s initial atrocities. He persuades Foley to investigate, with the lure of half a million pounds. Foley teams up with German journalist, Monica Ritter, and they are caught up in a series of gruesome murders, which leads them on a quest for the killer. The professor discovers that his original theory was wrong, and now believes that the killer’s motive is far more frightening than he could have imagined. When her father disappears in Rome, Jessica, Foley’s ex-wife becomes involved with the manhunt. Together, the trio unravel a complex plot, and a list of suspects is suggested in a coded book by the professor. Interpol Captain Nino Bartoli becomes involved in the investigation, and suspicion falls on Foley. A horrifying sequence of global murders follow. A complex and terrifying book that will leave you guessing the identity of the killer.