The third Victorian crime novel to feature Inspector Ben Ross and his wife Lizzie
Ann Granger has worked in British embassies in various parts of the world. She met her husband, who was also working for the British Embassy, in Prague and together they received postings to places as far apart as Munich and Lusaka. They are now permanently based in Oxfordshire.
Praise for Ann Granger's previous crime novels: 'Characterisation,
as ever with Granger, is sharp and astringent' * The Times *
'The plot is neat and ingenious, the characters rounded and touchingly credible, and the writing of this darkly humorous but humane and generous novel fluent, supple and a pleasure to read' * Ham and High *
'The reader can expect a treat. Lively, different and fun' * Yorkshire Post *
'Ann Granger's skill with character together with her sprightly writing make the most of the story....she is on to another winner' * Birmingham Post *
'One of crime fiction's most engaging heroines' * Yorkshire Post *