The eleventh book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford. Sir Manuel Camargue, Kingsmarkham's very own celebrity flautist, dies tragically on a snowy night.
His death is met with a ruling of misadventure and appears to be an open-and-shut-case.
However Wexford, as the investigating officer, has a few niggling doubts.
Nineteen years later, Camargue's entrancing daughter, Natalie, now a considerable heiress, suddenly reappears in Kingsmarkham.
When her fiance appeals to Wexford for help, believing that Natalie is using a false identity, the case of the Camargues is once more under investigation. Events soon take a gruesome twist and the pressure is on for Wexford to discover Natalie's true identity and to solve the mystery of the Camargue family, once and for all.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 04/02/2010
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780099534938