Friday the thirteenth of May was most unlucky day for Sergeant Caleb Martin of Kingsmarkham CID. That day he confiscated a replica gun from his son's school briefcase and lost his life in a bank robbery - the first link in a chain of events which led to a series of deaths. When three people are discovered shot at Tancred House, Chief Inspector Wexford suspects a connection between the two apparently unrelated crimes. But only the seventeen-year-old daughter of one of the victims survives to provide the most confusing of clues. -- Although Wexford is very taken with the crime's only witness, Daisy Hoy, his feelings do not prevent his deductive powers from functioning with customary intuitive precision. read more...
|Publisher||Doubleday of Canada, 1997|
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