Well researched insight into Newton's work at the Royal Mint and in particular his efforts to bring the notorious counterfeiter Challoner to justice. Newton turned detective to bring his inteligent adversary to Tyburn's tree.
Fascinating insight into life in the Middle East through the eyes of a mediator. It is written by a courageous man struggling against illness while at the same time endeavouring to maintain the trust of opposing factions. The situation was always volatile and danger close at hand.