What was the woman doing here? In a stable, wearing pearl earrings, her stylish bracelet and white buckskin shoes!
She must have been alive when she got there because the crime had been committed after ten in the evening.
But how? And why? And no one had heard a thing! She had not screamed. The two carters had not woken up.'
A well-dressed woman has been found strangled in a stable near a canal. Why did her glamorous, hedonistic life come to such a brutal end here? Surely her aristocratic, taciturn husband knows - or maybe the answers lie with the crew of the barge La Providence?