After a violent attack, the Castangs reaffirm their decision for Henri to retire and go to Biarritz to take stock of their situation. After the death of a friend, they find he has left his house to Vera. However the house has a legacy of conspiracy and corruption, which soon ensnares their family.

A Dwarf Kingdom 2001, House of Stratus, North Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781842328699

Trade paperback

A Dwarf Kingdom 1997, Little Brown and Company, London

ISBN-13: 9780751518672

Revised edition

Mass-market paperback

A Dwarf Kingdom 1996, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316878920