Roots of Evil Author:Kay Mitchell A chill has settled over Malminster...Shief Inspector John Morrissey begins probing the death of the town's chief planning officer whose car has plunged off a bridge. Though ruled accidental, his widow is convinced that her husband was the victim of foul play. — But where is the dead man's briefcase? When it's found at the bottom of a canal, it's... more » without its papers-filled instead with stones anchoring the corpse of a powerful town official's mistress.
Soon Morrissey is uncovering a dark side of the quiet village; a financial scam gone sour...and a killer whose carefully channeled appetite for violence is the root of current evil in Malminster.« less