The Witch at Wayside Cross : Jesperson and Lane Book II Paperback
by Lisa Tuttle
Part of the Jesperson and Lane series
Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . . . Jesperson and Lane have just solved their first major case when a man bangs violently on their door - and almost immediately drops dead.
The police rule death by natural causes, but the detectives are determined to find out what really happened . . . Mr Manning was screaming about witches before his death. The case takes them to Mr Manning's Norfolk home, a land of mysterious Shrieking Pits and ancient knowledge.
Mr Manning was himself a member of the enigmatic School of Ancient British Wisdom, and not the first to suffer a similar fate.
Local gossip suggests that he was secretly engaged to one of the three lovely sisters who reside at Wayside Cross - but which one?
Are they really witches, as the gossips also claim?And what does all this have to do with the mysterious Shrieking Pits and a mother desperate to find her missing baby?
Jesperson and Lane, at your service. 'One of the SF and fantasy & horror field's most urbane - and much under-appreciated- writers' Love Reading
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Quercus Publishing
- Publication Date: 14/06/2018
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780857054555
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