When an old man is found dead at the foot of the staircase in his rambling old house, a hint of murder and the lure of hidden treasure draw Gently into the case. Gently has plenty of suspects for the old man's murder.
A warehouse watchman across the street misses nothing that goes on at the house, but can shed no light on the murderer.
A local antiques dealer knows a suspicious amount about the house and a good deal more about the treasure that is thought to be hidden within its walls. When the murderer strikes again, Gently has a high profile case on his hands and faces a night of sheer terror alone in a house whose secret has claimed at least two lives ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 18/04/2013
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781780339450