The Mortal Sickness : The Lydmouth Crime Series Book 2 Paperback
The second instalment in the Lydmouth series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.
When a spinster of the parish is found bludgeoned to death in St John's, and the church's most valuable possession, the Lydmouth chalice, is missing, the finger of suspicion points at the new vicar, who is already beset with problems.The glare of the police investigation reveals shabby secrets and private griefs. Jill Francis, struggling to find her feet in her new life, stumbles into the case at the beginning. But even a journalist cannot always watch from the sidelines.
Soon she is inextricably involved in the Suttons' affairs. Despite the electric antagonism between her and Inspector Richard Thornhill, she has instincts that she can't ignore . . .
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages, n/a
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 18/04/1996
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780340617144