Against the Light
by Marjorie Eccles

A baby is kidnapped – and the repercussions reach the highest levels of government in this absorbing historical mystery

London, April, 1912. The third Irish Home Rule Bill is passing through Parliament and the situation is growing ever more tense. Closely involved in the negotiations, cabinet minister Edmund Latimer finds himself under growing pressure – which only intensifies when his seventh-month-old niece Lucy is snatched away in her pram in Regent’s Park.

Could there be a connection between Lucy’s kidnapping and the Irish talks? With her husband under intolerable strain, Edmund’s wife Alice makes it her business to find out. But the more she discovers, the more she realizes how little she really knows the man she married five years before.


A strong storyline and plenty of interesting characters

Kirkus Reviews

Marjorie Eccles

Marjorie Eccles was born in Yorkshire and spent much of her childhood there and on the Northumbrian coast. She is the author of many crime novels, including the Gil Mayo police procedurals – which were adapted for television by the BBC – and the DI Herbert Reardon historical mysteries. She has one grown-up son and now lives in Buckinghamshire.

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Against the Light by Marjorie Eccles is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788622431st May 2016146 X 224mm224£20.99
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