A young man hiding from his past in a London prison. A body found hanged from a bridge over the River Thames. An Egyptian code that holds the key to the murder ...Peter has served his prison sentence trying to be nameless. But on his release, Peter becomes entangled in the life of British Museum professor, Alex, whose brother was found hanged under Blackfriar's Bridge.Investigations into the death lead them into the secret world of Freemasonry and its passion for collecting ancient Egyptian artefacts. Alex calls on Beth, his finest student and an expert in Egyptian hieroglyphics.From London to Paris, New York and the ancient temples of Egypt, they lead a frantic race to uncover the clues. As Peter and Beth get closer to solving the mystery of the murder, death stalks their every move. To survive, Peter must discover qualities about himself he never knew he had and learn to trust once more in someone else.