Rainbow's End - Inspector Felse, Bk 13 Author:Ellis Peters Arthur Rainbow and his beautiful wife, Barbara, have recently settled into a quiet little village in the English countryside. The inhabitants of Abbot's Bale look upon the newcomers with a very critical, even suspicious eye, and they don't like what they see in Arthur. He's an interloper who's nosed his way into every sacred aspe... more »ct of village life, and they don't want him to stay.
One clever young boy named Bossie thinks he's got the perfect ploy to ensure Rainbow's departure; he sets his trap and Rainbow's caught. But when Rainbow is found dead a few days later, apparently of a fall from the church tower, Bossie is convinced that he's been an unwitting partner to foul play. Everyone becomes a suspect, including a cheery Barbara who finds solace in a handsome suitor.
Meanwhile Bossie stumbles onto a clue and decides to do some detective work on his own; he slips away one night to old, ruined Mottisham Abbey, where he's brought face to face with the murderer and a most unexpected and extraordinary kind of buried treasure.« less