A Blunt InstrumentBook - 2010
Who would kill the perfect gentleman?
When Ernest Fletcher is found bludgeoned to death in his study, everyone is shocked and mystified: Ernest was well liked and respected, so who would have a motive for killing him?
Superintendent Hannasyde, with consummate skill, uncovers one dirty little secret after another, and with them, a host of people who all have reasons for wanting Fletcher dead. Then, a second murderis committed, giving a grotesque twist to a very unusual case, and Hannasyde realizes he's up against a killer on a mission...
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