FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING COTSWOLD MYSTERIES SERIES. Fifty-five-year-old Jim Lapsford makes an unusually healthy-looking corpse. A life-long devotee of vitamin pills and herbal remedies, it seems almost ironic that he has succumbed to a heart attack.
His GP is convinced that this is the case but trainee undertaker Drew Slocombe isn't so sure and he is convinced that there is enough conflicting medical evidence to merit a coroner's inquest at least. And then there's Jim's personal life: in addition to a long suffering wife, two sons and a grieving terrier, Jim appears to have left behind a series of scorned mistresses. It seems everyone else is happy enough to accept the doctor's verdict and Drew shouldn't really rock the boat, but can he really turn his back on murder? Even so, Drew may have plenty of suspects but he has no proof. And Jim's cremation is days away...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Allison & Busby
- Publication Date: 01/05/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780749040185