When the Vice President of the United States visits a Welsh monastery he suffers a fatal heart attack and the world is in a state of shock.
Special Branch detective, William Jones, is the only member of the protection detail who believes he was murdered.
Under suspicion are a beautiful American psychologist and a former chemistry professor who has chosen to become a monk.
But since the death of his wife and child in a car accident, feelings of guilt have torn the detective's life apart and he is forced into retirement.
When he decides to continue the investigation on his own, he finds himself falling in love and uncovers what really happened to his family.
Pursued to a Greek island by a rogue operative from the Secret Intelligence Service, he attempts to foil a plot that threatens the very existence of huma...