Janet and Michael Sommers are recently married. They have moved into Janet’s family home, following her mother’s early demise from cancer. They discover a hidden entrance to a basement, which contains a large collection of Egyptian artefacts.
Janet’s grandfather, who also inhabited the house, had been an Importer and Exporter of works of art from the Far East. They suspect that his business was not totally legitimate and that some of the treasures they have found are illegal imports. A mysterious stranger calls on them looking for information about grandfather. He visited Janet’s mother also, many years previously.
There is also a large hoard of old bank notes, which are now no longer legal tender. What do they do with their finds? After some consideration, they find a way of disposing of them to their advantage.
Another find is a diary written by Janet’s mother when she was in her early twenties. The contents shock and, in parts, disgusts Janet when she... More > discovers her mother's secret past.< Less