It's a rainy and windy evening within the city of Gunnarshaw, at the fringe of the Yorkshire moors. The physique of younger Jane Trundle, assistant within the chemist’s store, is found mendacity face down at the cobblestones.
Sergeant Caleb Cluff isn't really a guy of many phrases, and neither does he play via the foundations. He might exasperate his superiors, yet he has the dependable help of his constable and he's the one CID guy within the department. The case is his.
Life in Gunnarshaw is difficult, with its humans stuck up in a inflexible community of social conventions. yet as Cluff’s research deepens, Gunnarshaw’s veneer of hard-working respectability begins to collapse. Sparse, annoying, and moodily evoking the unforgiving panorama, this vintage crime novel retains the reader guessing to the tip.
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