'As World War II was closing down, Dr Heinrich Sultmann skimmed off vast amounts of Nazi gold as it arrived in Argentina. He used the gold to establish a Reich-style colony on a remote island off the coast of Chile.
Pieretska Mandlikova was a beautiful Jew from the Warsaw ghetto. She had been forced, by Joseph Mengele, to be Sultmann’s partner. Should she not comply, her parents and her infant daughter, Martina, would end up in the gas chambers of Auschwitz. Following liberation, Pieretska’s parents immigrated to Australia. Success in their new homeland followed. Martina grew up and graduated from Sydney University. She married a young veterinary surgeon, Paddy O’Reagan, and their honeymoon was a research trip to Tierra del Fuego.
In Punta Arenas Sultmann stared at the young Australian woman before him. She was a clone of his partner. The scheming German lured the honeymooners to his desolate island to compare the two women. Who were these two identical beauties and what secrets did this strange place hold?
The security guards ensured that the Australians could never leave the island to divulge Sultmann’s whereabouts to the Israelis and the war crimes tribunal. A desperate Paddy devised a bizarre plan to gain their freedom. Should the plan fail, what would be the repercussions from the sadistic Sultmann? ' (Source: Publisher's blurb)