Second in the Inspector Kenworthy mystery series. A woamn is murdered in a remote, snowbound village days after her grandfather dies. His fortune, never trusted to a bank, is missing. Stories abound of financial dirty dealings long ago. His estranged family, gathered together for the first time in decades, turns a collective blank face to police inquires.
And why was she taking laundry to the big house in the middle of a blizzard?