Henry James was born at Queensberry, an 18th century 38 bedroomed Manor House, into an aristocratic English family. He went to the best school in the city of Oxford, where he became the Captain of the cricket team. After school, they accepted him into Oxford University where; he passed with Honours.
After University, Henry followed his father, Lord David James, into investment banking. Travelling around the world on a regular basis, to see his clients, and never once does he lose them any money. He made a very good life for himself, becoming a self-made multi-millionaire. He likes good quality cars and his Malö Yacht. He is very good at several sports, cricket, golf, shooting, cross country running and horse riding.
There is a very good description of his sister's wedding, with all the pomp and ceremony of the aristocracy.
The houses he purchases and the good things he does for people makes him every bodies friend. He finds it very easy to make female friends, however, he only has a few male friends.
What he does not want, is to get involved with a gold digger, and guards against that. He is very competitive and accepts challenges at swimming and dancing.
Henry gets very close to two ladies. Both Americans, he proposes to one of them, and the other has a life-threatening problem. Henry has to ask favours of his family and friends, so he can save her life. They both start their own projects. Annika's starts the building a school in Nicaragua, and Henry starts looking for a world war two airfield, so he can start his own project, the restoration of ww2 aircraft.
He finally gets engaged to this beautiful Swedish lady, but due to a serious problem, the wedding has to be cancelled.
Although it is a fictional story, there is a lot of factual information in this book. The story has many twists and turns, with the ending, setting the reader up for book two of the trilogy.