English Summary/英文概要： Sotheby’s, London, 1936. A paper by Sir Isaac Newton is sold at auction to a bookseller’s agent and within minutes of leaving the auction house, he is killed and the paper stolen. For the Nazis are desperate to get their hands on a Newton formula that will unleash the Secret Fire – a weapon beyond all imagining that can wipe their enemies off the face of the earth. And this document is the key . . . unless the French Resistance and SOE operatives also on its trail can stop them. New York, 2007. Katherine Reckliss learns her grandmother’s SOE radio has started picking up disturbing messages from occupied France, warning that a V1 containing the Secret Fire is being launched by the Nazis. Its target? Present-day London. So begins the desperate race to halt the Secret Fire – both in 1940s Nazi-occupied France and modern-day London. The clock is ticking as history starts to re- write the future in a new and terrifying script . . .
Chinese Summary/中文概要： 1936年，倫敦蘇富比拍賣會，標到牛頓手稿的書商在離開拍賣場的幾分鐘內被謀殺且手稿也被竊取。納粹十分想要得到足以毀滅地球的秘密之火，而這份手稿是其中關鍵！僅有法國反抗軍與SOE可以阻止他們！ 2007年，紐約，凱薩林從祖母那得來的SOE無線電，攔截到了被納粹佔領時的法國傳出的訊息，警告納粹已將秘密之火瞄準，到底目標為何？一場阻止秘密之火的競賽在1940年代納粹佔領的法國與現代英國同時展開！歷史是否將從此改寫…(VC)
Awards/获奖情况： ’A race against time and an ancient secret ... full of puzzles and moves at a good lick’---Observer
’Splendidly rewarding. One of the strangest and one of the best novels I have read for a very long time’---Shots