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If ever anyone deserved to die, it was millionaire Victor Holyoak.
Holyoak's favorite tactic was to kick people when they were down, then pick them up and kick them again. Now the great man himself was down -- brutally stabbed to death in his penthouse apartment.
Detective Chief Inspector Lloyd felt a creepy sense of deja vu. For though certain he'd never seen Holyoak's scarred and bearded face before, he remembered one very like it -- somewhere in the past. Hunting for answers drew Lloyd and his lover, Inspector Judy Hill, deep into the lives of those in the dead man's dangerous orbit: his terrified stepdaughter, her playboy husband, a broken cop, an ambitious hooker, all desperate souls with plausible motives. Yet in the end, Lloyd and Hill would solve two baffling mysteries -- one now, one then, both deadly....
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"A complex but rewarding case...McGown juggles a vast array of details about her characters' interpersonal relationships, supplying crucial hints in briskly passing flashbacks and flash-forwards."
-- Publishers WeeklyAbout the Author:
Jill McGown, who died in 2007, lived in Northamptonshire and was best known for her mystery series featuring Chief Inspector Lloyd and Sergeant Judy Hill. The first novel, A Perfect Match, was published in 1983 and A Shred of Evidence was made into a television drama starring Philip Glenister and Michelle Collins.
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Book Description Fawcett, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110449223116
Book Description Fawcett, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0449223116
Book Description Fawcett, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0449223116