Based on a true story. A woman and her husband go to the US on a fund-raising mission for the Irish Republican cause. They meet Russians who are raising money for the Russian revolution. As they fail, a deal is struck: in return for a loan, the Russians give the Russian crown jewels to the Irish.

Safe in the kitchen 1994, Penguin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780140179996


Safe in the Kitchen 1993, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241134269