By Edward Marston
London, 1670. The of completion of his new undertaking couldn't have run extra easily for Christopher Redmayne. Commissioned to layout a brand new condominium for Francis Polegate, a service provider, Christopher is happy that every little thing has long past and not using a hitch. To have fun the luck of the enterprise, Polegate throws a celebration and invitations Christopher as an honoured visitor. additionally invited are Susan Cheever, Christopher’s sweetheart, her father, Sir Julius Cheever MP, and Bernard Everett, Polegate’s brother-in-law. however the get together involves an abrupt finish whilst one of many site visitors is murdered upon leaving the home . . .
With blood staining your step of his new construction, Christopher can’t support yet think concerned. With assistance from his friend, the Puritan Constable Jonathan Bale, and his dissolute brother, Henry, Christopher vows to discover the killer and convey him to justice. even if, initial investigations recommend that the sufferer used to be a popular guy with out identified enemies. may it as a result were a case of flawed id? within which case, simply who used to be the meant goal?