Falsely charged with murder, dandy spy hero Lucifer Box flees New York aboard a mysterious ship. Read by the author Mark Gatiss.
Falsely accused of murder, Lucifer Box has fled the USA aboard a leaky tub bound for England. He's spent the journey trying to discover what links a silken fragment of an ancient heathen prayer to the Convent of St Bede. A comely cabin girl provides welcome distraction.
Mark Gatiss reads his novel abridged by David Jackson Young.
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.
Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2010.