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Death, deception, and a detective with quite heap to cover stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz’s good new mystery, the second within the bestselling series leading private eye Daniel writer.
‘You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late… ’
These, detected over the phone, were the last recorded words of productive celebrity-divorce professional Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine – a 1982 country house Lafite price £3,000, to be precise.
Odd, considering he didn’t drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit variety painted on the wall by the killer? And, most significantly, that of the man’s several, several enemies did the deed?
Baffled, the police ar forced to usher in private eye Daniel writer and his crony, the author Anthony, who’s very obtaining rather sensible at this murder investigation business.
But as writer takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to cover. As our reluctant speaker becomes ever additional entangled within the case, he realises that these secrets should be exposed – even at the chance of death…
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