By Gwendoline Butler
'[Gwendoline Butler's] inventiveness by no means turns out to flag; and the singular surroundings of her books, compounded of jauntiness and threat, is still undiminished' Patricia Craig, TLS within the aftermath of a terrorist explosion in London's moment urban, a woman's battered corpse is located in a broken development. however it is quickly obtrusive that this is often no bomb sufferer. A sadistic killer has mutilated the is still, elimination the fingertips and leaving the face unrecognizable. the single clue to the lifeless person's id is a purse stumbled on at the scene. Its proprietor: Stella Pinero, actress spouse of leader Commander John Coffin. The research which follows is advanced by means of Coffin's refusal to think that the is still might be Stella's, and leader Superintendent Archie younger faces the unenviable job of wondering a high-quality officer as to one of these males his spouse used to be within the behavior of associating with. in the meantime, the secretive Inspector resort of the Terrorist research Squad harbours fears of his personal. whilst a moment physique is stumbled on, Coffin reveals himself drawn right into a nightmarish video game. The homicide inquiry finds bad truths because it unfolds, bringing soreness and bitterness to John Coffin as he's compelled to confront demise and treachery in his personal yard.
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Coffin's Game (John Coffin Mystery, Book 29) by Gwendoline Butler