A secret computer project worth millions of dollars. A catastrophic fire. A badly charred body amid the debris. Chief Inspector Byram St. George of Englands Scotland Yard, and his able assistant, Det. Sgt. Laurence Poole, enter a maelstrom of intrigue and contradictions in an attempt to solve the crime. Greed. Jealousy. Embezzlement. Arson. Murder. All come together in the first in a series of Chief Inspector St. George Mysteries.