Stephen Hughes studied Spanish and Portuguese Literature at Hull University. An unpredictable and wide-ranging career saw him as a TEFL teacher based in Spain, an equity research analyst in London, New York and Madrid, and as a TV producer creating and writing innovative content for the national broadcaster Antena 3 Neox, also in Spain. This is his debut novel. He currently lives and writes on the Wirral peninsula.
In 1865, Duncan regains consciousness on Bidston Moss, a freezing desolate marshland on the Wirral peninsula. His mind has been rebooted; all his memories erased. But something in the procedure has not gone to plan; there is blood all over his shirt – not his own – and he feels an irresistible p...