High in the Mid-Yorkshire Dales stands the traditional village of Enscombe, seemingly untouched by the modern world. But contemporary life is about to intrude when the disappearance of a policeman brings Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel and DCI Peter Pascoe to its doors.
As the detectives dig beneath the veneer of idyllic village life a new pattern emerges: of family feuds, ancient injuries, cheating and lies. And finally, as the community gathers for the traditional Squire’s Reckoning, it looks as if the simmering tensions will erupt in a bloody climax...
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High in the Mid-Yorkshire dales stands the village of Enscombe. When a policeman goes missing, leaving only a handful of clues, DCI Pascoe gets worried. Andy Dalziel thinks he's over-reacting until the normally phlegmatic Sergeant Wield shows signs of changing his first impression of village life.Review:
‘So far out in front that he need not bother looking over his shoulder’
‘An author at his formidable best’
Frances Hegarty, Mail on Sunday
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Book Description Crime Club/HarperCollins, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2323923