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When Stuart Burrage is found dead, it seems like an open and shut case and the killer is soon tracked down. But Stuart's son, Kiernan, is less convinced. He thinks the police have got it wrong. Kiernan's stepmother has a motive too and Kiernan suspects her. Is her alibi strong enough?
Paperback, Large Print, 265 pages
Published January 28th 2001 by Chivers Press
(first published January 1996)
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Poorly written and everything is just SO OBVIOUS from a really early point in the book. Yet the main characters just blunder on stupidly and eventually get into a car with a person they now know to be a murderer. People that stupid kind of deserve to die.
Believe it or not, until Easter 1996, I was a Lecturer in Chemistry at The Open University. I carried out research in analytical chemistry, particularly in the area of health, and I taught mainly organic chemistry. The teaching part of the job predominantly involved writing, with some radio, TV and video work. It also left very little time for fiction writing which I tackled mostly after midnight. ...more