128 x 199 x 30mm
Combe Island off the Cornish coast offers rest and seclusion to over-stressed professionals who have paid the price of getting to the top. But when one of these distinguished visitors is found hanging from the top of the island's lighthouse, murder -- not suicide -- is suspected.
Commander Adam Dalgliesch and his team are immediately called in: the investigation must be swift, discreet, decisive. However, Dalgliesch has his work cut out, since both residents and visitors to Combe Island guard their privacy well -- even when murder makes them a suspect. Does the islanders' reticence betray a knowledge of the crime? another death and Dalgliesch's own life in danger throws the entire investigation into jeopardy...