A Double Coffin (John Coffin Mystery, Book 28) by Gwendoline Butler

By Gwendoline Butler

John Coffin is left reeling after the previous best Minister makes a stunning confession. a gloomy and gripping crime novel from probably the most appraised English secret writers, excellent for enthusiasts of Agatha Christie. a trip to the riverside condominium of the lengthy retired former best minister, Richard Lavender, is to have startling outcomes for John Coffin. For it transpires that the previous guy, nearing the top of his existence, has a confession to make: he's the son of a serial killer. He tells Coffin how, as a boy, he helped to bury certainly one of his father's sufferers. Feeling loss of life is close to, he desires to fix and reclaim the previous – with Coffin's support. uncertain even if Lavender is stuck up in myth or telling the reality, Coffin concurs to enquire and appoints leader Inspector Phoebe Astley to the duty. yet then a tender lady is located murdered on a foggy November evening, and all too quickly the sins of the prior and current come jointly in a terrifying denouement.

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