Author Robert Ogden
A beautiful young woman disappeared in 1966 soon after marrying the Second Officer of a a cargo ship at the end of voyage to the Far East. Her estranged daughter, a famous singer, has to face the man who has been first acquitted and then convicted of her mother's demise. This story has a daunting variety of complicated relationships which unwind as the perpetrator reveals his story in scripts from the prison cells in which he is obliged to spend a large amount of his broken life. The author brings to life the experience of seafaring as a cadet and junior officer in the 1960's as well as the realities of the justice system of the present day.