It is always the innocent who suffer to make the powerful rich. A gripping thriller from the author of the Goodfellowe Series. Paul Deveraux is one of the most powerful politicians in the country. Isadora Dean is the rising star of television news journalism. Two exceptionally talented, successful people brought in to dangerous conflict. Izzy cannot accept the death of her baby daughter Bella. Stubborn and at times irrational, her belief that her daughter is alive leads her to the sordid truth - an international black market where babies are sold for cash. Behind this horrific truth, Isadora detects the sinister hand of Devereux. She is just one woman against the world.The search for her daughter will cost her everything, but as long as she believes that Bella is alive she will never surrender and Paul Devereux must use every means in his power to make sure she is silenced for good. / A bestselling thriller that once again displays Michael Dobbs' acclaimed grasp of political intrigue and uncanny sense of timing / Originally published in 1990, now reissued as part of repackaging of whole Dobbs backlist
Michael Dobbs was at Mrs Thatcher's side as she took her first step into Downing Street as Prime Minister, and was a key aide to John Major when he was voted out. In between times he was bombed in Brighton, banished from Chequers and blamed for failing to secure a Blair-Major television debate. He is now one of the country's leading political commentators and a BBC TV presenter of current affairs.
'A new and even nastier political villain! wickedly captivating.' Daily Express 'I ended up sitting up till the early hours, and for the next few days scenes and people kept going around in my head. You can't ask for more.' Jeremy Paxman 'A characteristic Dobbs tale, with the authentic stink of corruption. The Touch of Innocents is pure entertainment.' Daily Telegraph 'Dobbs has done it again! he's created an MP of breathtaking immorality.' Today