The breathtaking new adventure starring Ben Hope Broken-hearted and alone, a lost, aimless and hard-drinking Ben Hope has found his way back to his old haunt on the west coast of Ireland. Unable to prevent the death of a young journalist, he is driven by guilt to attempt to track down the killers. All he has to go on are a few shreds of clues concerning the young woman's research - but how can the journals of Lady Elizabeth Stamford, the wife of a tyrannical English lord during the time of the Irish Great Famine, have put Alice in mortal danger? His journey to find answers takes him from Ireland to the island of Madeira, and from there to Oklahoma USA where he finally discovers what Alice's secret was all about. What was the link between Lady Stamford's rediscovered personal journals, an American millionaire politician and an intrigue surrounding the Irish potato famine? What Ben finally uncovers is a shocking historical conspiracy that was instrumental in the deaths of some two million people: a veritable holocaust that has been all but erased from the history books. Those who are still profiting from the lies and corruption of the time, and who are ready to kill anyone who can reveal their deadly secret, are about to pay . . .