Michal is a Detective Inspector with Polish ancestry and lives in Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire's East Midlands
This novel is supported by research into Polish families escaping the German advances in 1939. It deals with a successful modern detective and his family. His teenage children show signs of letting ‘old’ values slip, values that are very important to Michal. An exciting narrative shows how personal Michal’s enquiries become.
Michal Kaczynski is a Detective Inspector of Polish origin, a resident of Melton Mowbray in the East Midlands. The author was born and bred in Melton Mowbray. He knows that there is a sizeable Polish community in Melton; where on market day as much Polish is heard side by side with English.
In a sub-plot, Michal’s mother tells the story of the family escaping from Poland to her grandchildren. A special feature is the variety of Polish food that Kasia, Michal’s wife, serves.