Elizabeth Nightingale found peace and tranquility on her nightly walks through the rich, dense forests surrounding Myfleet Manor. But the peace she treasured was shattered one night when she found death waiting in the woods. Chief Inspector Wexford and his colleague Inspector Burden find a most unsavory case on their hands — and must use all their wit and wisdom to solve it . . .
Featuring Inspector Wexford, this is the 28th mystery by the best mystery writer in the world today.—Boston Globe