About this book
Notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books herself into a private clinic for the removal of a facial scar. But she will not leave Cheverell Manor alive. Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate. Now in paperback, this is sure to be a bestseller with its rich characterisation, vivid evocation of place, and exciting mystery of contemporary relevance. 'Delectable. The full works of the classic crime novel. There's no substitute for being able to lose ourselves once again in the world of P.D. James' "Evening Standard"
The scar on Rhoda Gradwyn's face was to be the death of her... When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing scar, she has every prospect of a successful operation and the beginning of a new life.