St. Just #1
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Featuring: DCI Arthur St. Just
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Mystery Police Procedural
From deep in the heart of
his eighteenth century English manor, millionaire Sir Adrian
Beauclerk-Fisk writes mystery novels and torments his four
children with threats of disinheritance. Tiring of this
portly patriarch decides to weave a malicious twist into his
plot. Gathering them all together for a family dinner, he
latest blow â€” a secret elopement with the beautiful
Violet... who was
once suspected of murdering her husband.
son and appointed heir Ruthven is found cleaved to death by
mace. Since Ruthven is generally hated, no one seems too
upset â€” least of all his cold-blooded wife Lillian. When
Chief Inspector St. Just is brought in to investigate, he
meets with a
deadly calm that goes beyond the usual English reserve. And
Adrian himself is found slumped over his writing desk â€” an
thrust into his heart. Trapped amid leering gargoyles and
walls, every member of the family is a likely suspect. Using
Cornish brusqueness and brawn, can St. Just find the killer
next-in-line to the family fortune ends up dead?
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