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By Gordon Ferris

LONDON, 1946

Memories can lie…
Especially while other folks mess along with your mind…

Danny McRae is a personal investigator. He’s no Philip Marlowe - yet what else is a demobbed SOE agent to do now the warfare is over and the area struggles again to normality?

Not that whatever may be general for Danny till he fills the void in his reminiscence which swallowed up a complete project to France.

But first he has a case to enquire. stylish, upper-class Kate Graveney has made a stunning admission, and Danny must get her off the hook. Danny units off on a hunt via bomb-ravaged London, the grim cityscape mirroring the ruins of his brain. the pinnacle harm which gouged his reminiscence additionally offers him blackouts: hours, occasionally days, are a whole clean. Newspaper headlines a few brutal killer stalking London’s crimson mild district make him uneasy, and a trip from an previous adversary awakens darkish misgivings.

At least there’s Valerie - yet even she proves elusive. he's assaulted via the police and befriended through the madam of a cat-house. he's torn among his top category patron and the store lady who believes in him.

The odds stack up opposed to Danny and shortly he fears for his existence. the single break out is thru that hole in his memory…

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