Death in the Stocks (Inspector Hannasyde, Bk 1)
Death in the Stocks - Inspector Hannasyde, Bk 1 Author:Georgette Heyer A moonlit night. A sleeping village. And an unaccountable murder... — An English bobbie returning from night patrol finds a corpse in evening dress locked in the stocks on the village green. He identifies the body immediately. Andrew Vereker was not a well-loved man, and narrowing down the suspects is not going to be an easy job. The Vereker fami... more »ly are corrupt and eccentric -and hardly cooperative ...
It's another case for the resourceful Superintendent Hannasyde, who sets off on the trail of a killer so cunning that even his consummate powers of detection are tested to their limits...« less