"In the years following World War II, former Secret Service employee Mirabelle Bevan has found a refuge in the quiet coastal town of Brighton. But she can't seem to resist an attraction to danger and a thirst for justice ... 1952: Eighteen-year-old debutante Rose Bellamy Gore was last seen outside a Soho jazz club in the company of a saxophone player named Lindon Claremont. Now her mysterious disappearance is front-page news in the London tabloids. When Lindon turns up the next day in Brighton, desperately seeking help, Mirabelle counsels him to cooperate with the authorities. After the local police take the musician into custody and ship him off to Scotland Yard, Mirabelle and her best friend, Vesta Churchill, hop a train to London in search of the truth. As they scour smoky jazz clubs searching for clues to the deb's disappearance, they descend into a sinister underworld where the price of admission can be one's life. Mirabelle will need to draw on her espionage skills to improvise her way out of a disappearing act of her own ... "--Jacket.
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- Brighton (England) -- Fiction.
- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
- London (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
- Missing persons -- Fiction.
Description: 265 pages ; 22 cm.
Notes: Originally published: Edinburgh [Scotland] : Polygon, an imprint of Birlinn Ltd., 2013.Link to PAC