The second novel in the Lydmouth crime series, from the prize-winning author of the Richard and Judy Book Club novel, The American Boy. When a spinster of the parish is found bludgeoned to death in St John's and 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. But even a journalist cannot always watch from the sidelines and she is soon inextricably involved in the Suttons' affairs. Despite the electric antagonism between her and Inspector Richard Thornhill, she has instincts that she can't ignore . . .He put his hand on Qualea#39;s elbow and steered the old man down the hall towards the back entrance. a#39;Whoa#39;s that?a#39; he heard ... And got me to lock the back door until it had come and gone.a#39; a#39;And?a#39; a#39;I put a ... Show me exactly.a#39; Quale pointed atanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mortal Sickness|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-09-13|