Strong characters have imperfections: they can never compromise. Gwyneth Morgan
could never compromise. The shadow of chaos threatened her from birth.
Beautiful, wealthy, witty, but unbalanced, her family was popular only because they were rich and had close links to the British Royal Family.
Gwyneth was the daughter of a Welsh coal baron; her mother was from an old aristocratic Scottish family. Launched as a stunning debutante, Gwyneth enjoyed but
more endured the rituals of the London and Highland Society in the years before and after the First
She had an unconventional streak, earning a reputation as a bohemian. Struck down by ill-health from the excesses of high living and travel, she was caught up with
dangerous people of whom her family disapproved.
With increasing concern Gwyneth was forced to spend her last
years as a virtual prisoner moving between locations. Under medical supervision from a Society
doctor, the harsh regime imposed became unbearable.
She disappeared into a London fog in 1924; her badly decomposed
body was pulled from the River Thames 5 months later. Where did she go? What happened? How did
This book explains why Gwyneth (once dubbed