Alexander Kinloch

Painter of sporting pictures who lives in a remote part of Scotland. He is married to, but separated from, Emily Jane Cox. He is the son of Lady Vivienne Westering, and step son of Sir Ivan Westering. Nephew of Earl Kinloch. His family regard him and his way of life as mad, but they are tolerant. When his step-father has a heart attack and asks him to help save his brewery, his horses and the King Alfred Cup, he becomes involved in a series of events that put him in considerable danger.