A house party gone wrong brings Inspector Roderick Alleyn to investigate the murder, the alibis, a missing butler and a seditious puzzle.
Tag: red herrings
When a stranger runs his car into a ditch in dense fog in South Wales and makes his way to an isolated house, he discovers a woman standing over the dead body of her wheelchair-bound husband, gun in her hand. She admits to murder, and the unexpected guest offers to help her concoct a cover story.
A complete stranger has named Armand Gamache as an executor of her will with some truly wild bequests. Then a body is found…