The Byssus Killer
The Body is washed up on a Cornish beach, encased in a diamond-hard, glass-smooth cocoon, perfectly preserved, with open, staring eyes.
The scientist must solve the mystery of Stone Man, and the other victims of what he suspects is a mutated Pinna nobilis, or king mussel.
The mythology of the ancient land of Lyonnesse collides with Norse legend.
Time is running out, for the victims and perhaps even the human race.