When a national tragedy and a scientific breakthrough provoke a nation to abandon long held traditions, it is clear that something has departed from everyday life, but what exactly is missing? 'The Fading Smile' is a political thriller which explores an alternative future centred around the fear of terrorism, rampant consumerism and ideological suppression through the experiences of a journalist, a mother and an adrenalin junkie.
What secrets do multinational corporations want to hide from an unsuspecting public? Why are hitmen trying to silence those who seek alternative perspectives on the world around and what does an art-loving spymaster have to do with the conspiracy he is seeking to expose?
Three separate seekers after the truth set off on their own quests to find answers to what has taken place only to encounter sinister threats and an official conspiracy. In the midst of it all, stands an enigmatic young lady who appears to hold the key to discovering what has been lost, but who is she working for and what is behind an intriguing offer to make peace with old enemies?