Ophelia’s first love might be her last. In her wildest dreams, Ophelia Montague never imagined she would leave the city and her friends, and move to a quaint seaside village. But when her parents die in an accident, that’s just where she finds herself - ensconced in a rambling house on the beach with her uncle Sebastian and two Great Danes. By the ocean's edge she meets Jack Denham, who seems to command the sea and the moon - and if he has his way - Ophelia, too.
Off the shores of Cape Hatteras, deep below the surface, lie the bodies of ships that never made it back to land...and with them, something silent and sinister. Two sets of fingerprints on a pair of binoculars left on the beach are cause for concern for FBI Special Agent Mitchell Parker and his team. The prints belong to a criminal who is listed as being abroad and a foreign diplomat who disappeared a year ago.
You are playing a game online; masterminding the perfect crime. Or at least you think it’s a game. A seemingly normal website inviting players to mastermind the perfect crime is the façade for billionaire Lawrence Hackett’s real-life game of Mastermind - an invitation-only competition for a select few - to see who can perform the perfect heist and win an enormous bounty. Special Agent Mitchell Parker and his team learn the magnitude of the international crime ring just in time. Washington, London, Paris...the clock is ticking.
At the book launch of his father's biography, the stilted footage of Holocaust survivors is projected behind Benjamin Hoefer. As the video comes to an end, it closes in on Eli Hoefer's gaunt face, four red words scratched across the last frame: Nazi. Jew hater. Fake. FBI special agent Mitchell Parker is frustrated to be called in on what he believes is a police matter, but digging deeper, a much more far-reaching threat is revealed.
History colliding with the now. These are just some of the stories and personalities featured in the Grave Tales series. Grave Tales: Sydney visits cemeteries to feature people who willingly, or unwillingly, were participants in events that made local and national headlines. They may have lived in the same suburbs, streets, and even the same houses as exist now, or unexpectantly came to rest, in Sydney, Australia.