By Elizabeth George
Unique booklet: 2008
After the mindless homicide of his spouse, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, the place he has spent six solitary weeks climbing the grim and rugged sea coast. yet regardless of how some distance he walks, irrespective of how onerous his days, the painful stories of Helen's demise don't diminish.
On the forty-third day of his stroll, on the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the physique of a tender guy who appears to be like to have fallen to his demise. the nearest city, greater recognized for its travelers and its browsing than its intrigue, turns out an not going position for homicide. besides the fact that, it quickly turns into obvious smart killer is certainly at paintings, and this time Lynley isn't really a detective yet a witness and probably a suspect.
The head of the greatly understaffed neighborhood police division wishes Lynley's support, although, particularly in terms of the mysterious, secretive lady whose cottage lies now not faraway from the place the physique used to be came upon. yet can Lynley allow move of the earlier lengthy sufficient to unravel a so much devious and punctiliously deliberate crime?