When Mike Wakefield’s business partner absconded with all the firm’s money, Mike and his wife Stephanie feared bankruptcy. Detective Inspector Sloan is at first tasked with what appears to be a cut-and-dry case of embezzlement, but that is before unsettling events, tyres slashed, bricks through windows, make it clear that someone is gunning for the printing firm.
Mike Wakefield was determined to finish a job that had been in hand for a while in time for a launch party at the grand surroundings of Ornum House. All went according to plan until one of Mike’s employees was found dead. And he wasn’t the only casualty. Can DI Sloan and DC Crosby get to the bottom of the mysterious death …?
What The Critics Said
Catherine Aird is as clever a detective writer as Margery Allingham
Times Literary Supplement