Powerstone: Stealing the Scottish Crown Jewels
By (author) Malcolm Archibald
When New Yorker Irene Armstrong loses in the final of a television reality show to become top business woman Rhondda Manning’s successor she believes her dreams of success are over. The very next day she is given a second chance by Ms Manning if she can acquire something unique for the business woman’s secret collection of artistic treasures. To meet this challenge Irene sets out to steal the Scottish crown jewels which are kept in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland under the guard of all the official security and, unknown to Irene, also protected by an ancient secret society. With funding provided by Ms Manning, Irene and her partner Patrick set about assembling a team with varied skills and the adventure set in New York, Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands begins – –
Malcolm Archibald is the author of several novels and is a winner of The Dundee Book Prize in 2005. Born in Edinburgh and with a history degree from Dundee University, Malcolm has worked as a lecturer and in historical research. He lives in Moray, Scotland with his wife Cathy.