Laid Dead - Inspector Angus Straun Author:Barry Cork Inspector Angus Straun's ex-wife needs his help. It's convenient, on occasion, to have a policemen as a former spouse. Spoiled and snobbish, a nervous Angela Straun hopes that Angus may be able to save her rich new boyfriend from unfortunate indiscretion. — Angela's friend Dirk Jager, one of the wealthiest men in Europe, is nobody'... more »;s fool, but Angela fears he may succumb to the wiles of confidence man and golfing partner Freddy Wong. Dirk won't be seriously taken in -- he's too clever for that -- but if he gets angry enough, anything could happen.
Angus would just as soon bow out of Angela's concerns, but he's curious to discover more about the strange alliance between the millionaire businessman and the mysterious Fredd. What could the two possible have in common, other than an occasional game of golf at the exclusive Thetfield Golf Club outside London? When an unexpected and violent death occurs on the golf course, the kind of "accident" that should never happen to a beginner, much less and expert, Angus realizes that, once again, he has underestimated Angela's instinct. She was right to worry, he was wrong to doubt. The relationship of Jager and Wong is just the beginning; however, of a case that takes Angus far from the manicured greens of Thetfield.« less