The second in the Poppy Denby Investigates series. Poppy is now the Arts and Entertainment editor on the Daily Globe. When she is covering an exhibition of Russian art hosted by the exiled Romanov family in London, she is caught up in an armed robbery. A priceless Faberge Egg is stolen and people associated with the Romanovs are being murdered, one by one. Soon Poppy and her friends are caught up in a political game with fatal consequences.