While investigating the death of an American in the Caribbean, a young British banker discovers the works of a medieval painter and a monument in England. Drawn into a web of spiritual intrigue, he and his Indian guardian race against powerful agencies to find an ancient relic required to resurrect a Black Madonna doll.
Andrew Man worked as a banker for over thirty years, before turning his hand to fiction. Born in Devon, he went to school in Nottingham and joined the navy as an apprentice at the age of sixteen. His writing developed after he retired through visits to the CERN centre in Switzerland, which also forms a basis for some of his stories. To write his books, he has moved through places where he worked in the past, from London, Lebanon, to Geneva and the Caribbean.
The Man Who Played with Time is an edited version of the complete trilogy last published in 2015.
James is invited by his bank in Switzerland to investigate dangerous problems on the island of Antigua (W.I.) He meets an attractive agent from his past, who helps him with his research in more ways than he expected!
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Gina motioned him towards her. “Come on, James,” she whispered. Taking his hand again, she went off down the stairs towards the hotel. Once outside in the dark, James pushed her up against one of the huge palm trees and asked her what the hell was going on. Gina explained that they were going to take a taxi to the airport to check on an arrival. James kissed her again and placed his knee firmly between her legs – she gave no resistance at all.