Seeking out the rightful heirs to people who have died without leaving a will is rarely easy. And this time around the heir hunters face some of their toughest cases yet.
Pearl Knight turns out to be a mystery lady. As documentation proves difficult to find and every avenue of investigation ends up a dead-end, the Fraser team begins to wonder whether her marriage to Hugh is all it seems to be.
Cyril Curtis died aged 80 in Great Yarmouth. A quiet and reclusive man, his life seemed unremarkable. Bus as the Hooper team sets about its work of tracing his heirs, a shadowy family secret is soon unearthed. But how will his descendants respond to the news that they not only stand to inherit a substantial sum of money, but also some unexpected additions to the family circle?