Murder at the Old Vicarage Author:Jill McGown It is Christmas. In a small village near Stansfield the outward calm and stability of the vicarage and its inhabitants disguise an inferno of emotions. The Reverend George Wheeler is experiencing a crisis: he is fatally attracted to a young widow who has recently arrived in the village, a woman who recognizes his feelings and appears to share ... more »them. On top of this George's daughter has returned to her parents' home, fleeing a violent husband. When he arrives on the vicarage doorstep decidedly drunk, George is powerless to prevent husband and wife from meeting. Confrontation or reconciliation?
When the son-in-law is discovered murdered, it seems that reconciliation is out of the question, but WHO confronted the dead man?
Lloyd and Judy, the police duo first introduced in Jill McGown's A PERFECT MATCH, tread warily and professionally through the maze, often sidetracked, but eventually disentangling the truth in a shocking but highly satisfactory conclusion.« less