By Gwendoline Butler
John Coffin is left reeling after the previous top Minister makes a surprising confession. a depressing and gripping crime novel from the most appraised English secret writers, excellent for fanatics of Agatha Christie. a trip to the riverside condo of the lengthy retired former leading minister, Richard Lavender, is to have startling results for John Coffin. For it transpires that the outdated guy, nearing the tip of his existence, has a confession to make: he's the son of a serial killer. He tells Coffin how, as a boy, he helped to bury certainly one of his father's sufferers. Feeling demise is close to, he desires to fix and reclaim the prior – with Coffin's aid. not sure even if Lavender is stuck up in delusion or telling the reality, Coffin has the same opinion to enquire and appoints leader Inspector Phoebe Astley to the duty. yet then a tender lady is located murdered on a foggy November evening, and all too quickly the sins of the previous and current come jointly in a terrifying denouement.
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