‘The most interesting of the great female writers of the Golden Age. This disarmingly low-key tale of a mysterious disappearance is the perfect introduction to her world’ VAL MCDERMID
‘The definition of a classic, a real cut above. It hasn’t aged a day’ JOSEPH KNOX
When Hollywood-star photographer Leslie Searle disappears from a remote English village, gifted inspector Alan Grant is called in to investigate. But what would bring such a successful individual to the village? And was his vanishing his own doing, or did something eerie occur at the hands of an unsuspected culprit?
‘Will leave you desperate to re-read’ SARAH HILARY
‘Worth reading for its ingenious denouement’TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT