Off the coast of Burry Port in south Wales, two fishermen discover a shipping crate and manage to haul it ashore. Inside is the decomposing body of a brutally murdered man. With nothing to indicate who he is or where it came from, the local police decide to call in Scotland Yard. Fortunately Inspector Joseph French does not believe in insoluble cases – there are always clues to be found if you know what to look for. Testing his theories with his accustomed thoroughness, French’s ingenuity..
The death of Sylvia Kaye featured dramatically in the "Oxford Mail". By Friday evening Inspector Morse had informed the nation that the police were looking for a dangerous man -..
The Inspector and Silence
Lucy always dreamed of visiting Paris, but when renowned pastry chef Larry Bruneau is discovered on death''s doorstep and Lucy and her friends are detained for questioning, she''s..
Morse was beset by a nagging feeling. Most of his fanciful notions about the Taylor girl had evaporated and he had begun to suspect that further investigation into Valerie''s..
In this beautifully packaged hardcover, we find four of Simenon''s much-loved Inspector Maigret novels in one volume. The dead body of a man has covered the seats of a train in..
While recovering in hospital, Inspector Morse comes across an account of the investigation into a murder from 1849, a crime for which two people were hanged. When he is discharged..