By Catherine Aird
It used to be a wierd request, but if Octavia Garamond kicked the bucket, she left particular directions in her will: The police must be current at her funeral, and the coroner can be enormously thorough whilst interpreting her body.
Amelia Kennerly is puzzled to discover herself the only real executor of her great-aunt’s will, as she slightly knew her. extra questions come up whilst the neighborhood parson, Mr. Fournier, is whatever yet chuffed to behavior Octavia’s provider. Then somebody breaks into Octavia’s domestic and tears the home aside. it kind of feels the outdated lady’s words can have been eerily prescient: “Hell is empty, and all of the devils are here.”
From a winner of crime fiction’s prestigious Diamond Dagger, this twisting secret that includes Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Berebury CID is “a literate, superb deal with” (Publishers Weekly).
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A Going Concern (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird