'Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of crime fiction' Observer When Geraldine Lomas dies, her huge fortune is left to an animal rights organization, a fascist front and a services benevolent fund.
But at her funeral a middle-aged man steps forward, claiming to be her long-lost son and rightful heir.
He is later found shot dead in the police car park, leaving behind a multitude of suspects. And Superintendent Dalziel and Peter Pascoe find themselves plunged into an investigation that makes most of their previous cases look like child's play...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 25/06/2009
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780007313105