‘I am pretty sure there was never any money of the Imperial Family of Russia in the Bank of England. Of course it is difficult to say ‘never’.’

In 1960 Sir Edward Peacock, Director of the Bank of England

Set against the backdrop of WWI this explosive novel follows the fortunes of Philip Cummings who must escape Russia with a fabulous treasure and secret papers before he’s captured by the Bolsheviks.


Book signing in Waterstones