When Tim Harding agrees to do a favour for a friend by bidding on his behalf for an antique ring at auction, little does he know of the secrets that tie the ring to three tragedies: the sinking of HMS Association off Scilly in 1707, a murder in Penzance 30 years later and the drowning of a journalist diving at the Association wreck site in 1999.
A centuries old mystery is about to unravel...When Tim Harding agrees to do a favour for a friend by bidding on his behalf for an antique ring at auction, little does he know of the secrets that tie the ring to three tragedies: the sinking of HMS Association off Scilly in 1707, a murder in Penzance thirty years later and the drowning of a journalist diving at the Association wreck site in 1999. In the event, the ring is stolen before it can be sold. And a shocking murder soon follows. Harding is drawn into a web of conspiracies surrounding the ring's origins and finds, close to the heart of the mystery, a young woman he is certain he recognizes, even though they have never met before. As he goes in search of her identity, his life begins to fall apart around him. Somewhere, a perilous truth awaits him, coupled with a terrible realization: those who uncover that truth are not allowed to live...
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"An absorbing read from a truly creative storyteller...A dizzying sequence of twists, handled with Goddard's customary aplomb, make Name to a Face both an excellent introduction to his work and a treat for diehard fans" Guardian "Mysterious, dramatic, intricate, fascinating and unputdownable...Goddard is the crime writers' crime writer" Daily Mirror "An intriguing plot, clever twists, surprise elements, believable characters and unexplained history explored...A real page-turner" Choice "The master of the clever twist" Sunday Telegraph "Goddard rarely disappoints...Meticulous planning, well-drawn characters and an immaculate sense of place...A satisfying number of twists and shocks along the way" The Times
About Robert Goddard
Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire and read History at Cambridge. His first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. His first Harry Barnett novel, Into the Blue, was winner of the first WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award and was dramatized for TV, starring John Thaw.
Name To A Face by Robert Goddard
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