A homicide secret that includes Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne.
1937. Lord Benyon is on board the Queen Mary, certain for brand spanking new York, the place his undertaking is to cajole President Roosevelt to provide Britain with fingers and cash, if it involves struggle with Germany. those that wish him to fail will cease at not anything to avoid him from attaining an contract with the yank President. So, while Lord Benyon refuses police security, distinct department enlists the aid of Lord Edward Corinth: he's to board the send and maintain an unofficial eye on Benyon.
Verity Browne is aboard the Queen Mary too, going to the United States on behalf of the Communist get together to liaise with sympathisers to their reason. there's certainly a homicide on board, yet no longer that of Lord Benyon: the sufferer is a right-wing Senator from North Carolina. the most obvious suspect will be Warren Fairley, an African-American singer, actor, and communist. however the Senator has enraged a lot of his fellow passengers, equivalent to Sam Forrest, the union organiser with whom Verity is so taken...
Praise for David Roberts:
'The plot is either complicated and enchanting, like Poirot at the excessive seas, and lovingly recorded by means of an writer with a meticulous eye and large feel of enjoyable' Michael Dobbs, writer of Winston's War
'A vintage homicide secret [...] and a most tasty pair of novice sleuths' Charles Osborne, writer of The lifestyles and Crimes of Agatha Christie
'A ideal instance of golden-age secret traditions with the cobwebs swept away' Guardian
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