He should never have opened the envelope...Adam Scott listens to the reading of his father's will, aware that the results can only be pitiful. The Colonel, after all, had nothing to leave - except a letter he had never opened, a letter Adam fears can only bring further disgrace to the family name. Against hie mother's wishes, Adam opens the letter, and immediately realizes his life can never be the same again. the contents leave him with no choice but to follow a course his father have described as A Matter of Honour.
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When an aristocratic old lady is brutally murdered in her country home the night before 9/11, it takes all the resources of the FBI and Interpol to work out the connection between her and the possible motive for her death - a priceless Van Gogh. It's a young woman in the North tower when the first plane crashed in the building who has the courage and determination to take on both sides of the law and avenge the old lady's death. Why are so many willing to risk their own lives and others' to own the van Gogh Self-Potrait with Bandaged Ear?