(From the publisher):
In his magnificent Balinese house overlooking the Java Sea, the charismatic tycoon Marcus Brand entertains his six godchildren. By the end of the holiday, secrets will be revealed that will change their lives forever, a climax to the web of lies and betrayals spun over the course of four decades...
Who exactly is Marcus Brand, and what motivates him to control and manipulate the lives of his godchildren? What are the dark secrets that lie behind his relationship with them? And why do they find it impossible to escape from his pernicious but seductive orbit?
Charlie, Mary, Jamie, Saffron, Abigail and Stuart: each one from a different background, each enthralled by their godfather for different reasons -- his mind-boggling wealth, his incredible success, his sexual allure, his charisma, his mystery.
As the godchildren grow older, their relationships with Marcus and with each other become ever more complex, until they are finally compelled to turn on the most powerful figure in their lives and confront the truth...
Original title: Godchildren
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense