The Split Second A Lennox Kemp Mystery Author:M.R.D. Meek Fiona Davison-Maclean is ripe for a dramatic change in her life. Nearing forty, the plain-looking spinster has spent many years caring for a domineering, rich mother. Now her mother is dead. — When Fiona meets the charming Fergus O'Connell at a seaside hotel, she's overwhelmed with sensations. Men are a new experience, and sex is the unknown. The... more » balding but still appealing cosmetics salesman knows how to please.
Fergus has a few emotions of his own: fear and greed are two of them. His future looks bleak. He knows that sooner or later he'll be pushed out of his job, declared too old to peddle toiletries to young, trendy females. A rich wife is just what Fergus needs.
And a rich wife is apparently what Fergus gets. The questions is, where are Fergus and Fiona now?
Lennox Kemp, newly reinstated as a lawyer, hears the story from Fiona's aunt. Fiona had always kept in touch at Christmas and birthdays, but there's been no word from Fiona for several months. She seems to have vanished without a trace.
Kemp goes to Scotland in search of Fiona. What he discovers there shocks him as much as it will surprise M.R.D. Meek's readers.
A former solicitor herself, the author gives us fine legal detail, a startling plot, and a dramatic Scottish setting in this memorable new entry in the Lennox Kemp series.« less