With its dark legendsand passionate history,
windswept shores of Scotland are an archaeologist’s dream.Verity Greyis thrilledby the challenge of uncovering an ancient Roman campsite in a small village. Butas soon asshe arrives,she can sense danger in the air.
Her eccentric boss,Peter Quinnell, has
spent his whole life searching forthe resting placeof the lost Ninth RomanLegion and
Verity decides to accept the position, because it is
convinced he’s finally found it– not because
Soon, though, she begins to sense danger lurking in the mists. There appears to be a smuggling operation running from the old house, as they always do in stories of
any scientific evidence, but becausea localboy has ‘seen’a Roman soldier walking inthe fields, a ghostly sentinel who guards the bodiesof his long-dead comrades.
Surprisingly, Verity believes in Peter, andthe
boy, andeven in the Sentinel, who seems determined to become her own protector...but from what?
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