The story relates to time travel adventures involving espionage and romance. It opens in the exclusive, affluent and sophisticated French Riviera then moves to picturesque Scotland. Scenes take place in Argyll, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Leith. Ardrishaig provides the main location within rural Argyll. This idyllic village on Loch Fyne is where events begin to unfold and lead James Carsell-Brown back in time.