San Sebastian, 1954: Comandante Guzman, Franco's one-time favourite secret policeman is out of favour and exiled to the Basque country. Guzman was last here during the war, heading a platoon of bloodthirsty irregulars. He'd rather forget that. But, up in the hills, he'll find he hasn't been forgotten at all.
Madrid, 2010: Forensic Investigator Ana Maria Galindez has been sent to the Basque country, where three skeletons have been found in a sealed cellar. In the debris surrounding them she finds a scimitar, stamped with a name: Capitan Leopoldo Guzman.
Guzman's name is the key to unlocking Spain's darkest secrets. But, as Galindez will discover, Guzman's name is also a death sentence.
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About Mark Oldfield
Mark Oldfield was born in Sheffield, and now lives in Kent. He holds a PhD in criminology.
The Exile by Mark Oldfield
Vengeance of Memory
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