Manxman's Tin Box: As World War One breaks out theft and murder in the Isle of Man lead to a greed that continues even beyond his grave. Gerard Kelly
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In 1914 the world is in turmoil with war fast approaching. The holiday town of Douglas, Isle of Man, is bursting with visitors eager to grab some sense of normality before the inevitable declaration tears their world apart. The sparkle of diamonds and flashing eyes lead to a robbery, that quickly turns leads to murder. Edward is trapped with no hope of escape except the chance to enlist and hide in the crowd, sure that it would all be over by Christmas. However, life expectancy at the front line is measured in seconds. The soldiers tin box lies hidden for many years, its location known only to a casualty of war. Desire to posess the jewel is so strong that it continues beyond the grave.


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