AN OMINOUS HOLE IN THE MOORS OF CORNWALL AND A BLOODSTAINED SACK TANGLED IN THE BARBED WIRE
Had she known about it, Drina Polesden would've considered the incident ancient history. Twenty years ago she was a baby in a pram! Martin Filton had seen her then, and now he was back in Tregillick. Drina had never confided in anyone before, but she knew Martin would help her discover what happened to her real mother - the foreign whore Aunt Rita brought back to Hilbarrow after the war.
Desperate snooping into old village gossip was making someone - someone with a maniacal mind and something sinister to conceal - very edgy. What was the secret at the bottom of the hole?