Robert Hale, 2011 - 304 pagina's
The third mystery of Victorian Cornwall features the detective duo of Churchyard and Hawke solving crime among magnificent landscapes and tight-knit communities
The brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby son bring Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard to a tiny moorland village in 19th-century Cornwall, where the residents harbor dark secrets. The two policemen believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unraveling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. Is the answer to the mystery held by the young gypsy girl whose appearance on the scene has disturbing ramifications for Tom Churchyard?