Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is investigating a
series of cases of spontaneous combustion. How can an inferno start
inside a brick wall? Who or what are the ghost-like creatures spotted in
the area around Imber base? Does it have anything to do with Eileen
Younghusband, hotel proprietor, whose ordinary day is about to be
interrupted by secrets from her past?
Traumatic events from the
Second World War impact upon the present day and a mysterious aircraft
could hold the key to the identity of the flaming soldier.