Sequel to High Rhymes and Misdemeanors, American school teacher Grace Halliday has extended her sabbatical for research in the Lake District. In addtion to her scholarly research, she becomes embroiled in local intriques, one of which results in murder. Her love interest, ex-jewel thief, Peter Fox is also acting suspiciously after a rash of local thefts. It is more than Grace can do to just sit by, she jumps headfirst into investigating both cases. This is a fun read.