Victim of the Aurora
In the waning years of the Edwardian era, a group of gentlemen wait out a raging blizzard in the perpetual darkness of the Antarctic winter, poised for a strike at the South Pole. As the storm lifts, a new challenge faces Captain Sir Eugene Stewart - to discover which of his twenty-five carefully chosen men has become a murderer. The quest for adventure has become a quest for justice.
'I was riveted by this tale of a man fighting the elements and his fellow explorers' - Daily Telegraph
'The period gives this book its strength and character ... altogether an admirable accomplishment' - New Yorker
'A powerful and subtle writer ... a remarkable novel' - Spectator
'The solution is as astonishing as it is inevitable, the denouement chilling and tragic' - Ruth Rendell