Tony Kaplan, when not immersed in his writing, paints portraits of characterful people, leads a long-established drum circle, and finds time to travel the world with his camera. He was, for thirty years in the NHS, a pioneering consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and family therapist. He grew up in an activist family in South Africa, leaving his homeland in his twenties, having refused, after medical school, to serve in apartheid's army. He now lives in London.
When journalist Tom Pickering arrives on the beautiful Greek island of Mythos to meet up with Lucy, his on-off girlfriend, an environmental blogger who has tipped him off about a great story, Lucy has disappeared.
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