'A Smouldering Flame' is the sequel to Jonathan Clift's first book 'An Unconventional Life'.It is now the Eighties and John is living in Mallorca with Joe. After just two years Joe is killed in a boating accident and John thinks he's suddenly facing a future alone and lonely. However, former boyfriend Brad writes him a letter asking if he can stay at the Inn. On arrival he has a young teenager with him. As time goes by Brad is not the only friend who arrives from John's past.