Murder at High Tor Manor (Digby Rolf Mysteries #3)
The third book in the Digby Rolf mystery series finds Digby at a crossroads. He leaves the church to set up a detective agency in London which proves to be a great financial success, although to Digby the endless divorce cases turns into a nightmare of boredom.Through Masonic contacts he is engaged by Lady Isobel Brewster, the widow of the late Lord Quentin Brewster, to i...more
I started with the Murder at High Tor Manor. And I'm not disappointed. Our beloved detective is a former reverend who started his own detective agency and is now deep in the English countryside, looking for evidence of a crime in an old estate. Of course, nothing is as it seems, and the bodies seem ...more
The book is engaging and witty and the author does not hesitate in ...more
I loved the use of Bodmin as a location, I frequently visit Cornwall and Raymond Hall's description of the eerily quiet moors is spot on and does a lot to set the scene of the third installation in this fantastic series.
Mr Hall plonks his story in the archetypal gothic setting, and does a whole lot to stake his claim as a unique and exciting writer of this style. The characterisation of each character - both friend and foe - leaves nothing to chance, and each little morsel of ...more
This was a fun story about Digby, the main character, who leaves the church even though there were at least 3 times the church was there for him during his time of need. Upon his relocation, he started a very successful detective agency. Through success he finds himself involved in a case that finds death following as Digby tries to solve the death of the lordship. The story twists and turns as you travel through the streets an ...more