A famous medical team had put their international prize money into establishing a Research Foundation based in a former Surrey mansion. However its once acclaimed research had started to falter.
One scientist disappeared, and another fell dead at his laboratory bench. Something was strangely wrong at the very heart of the Foundation.
The chance find of a travelling bag on the nearby downland leads a timid staff member along a perilous trail of events in solving the mystery, helped by new friendships. And doing so becoming the inspiring leader to restore the prestige of the Foundation.