Crime & Mystery
SynopsisWhen the head teacher of a struggling school is found brutally murdered in Langstone Harbour, DI Andy Horton is appointed to lead the investigation. But Superintendent Uckfield has only given Horton a week to find the killer - after that he will be shunted off the case.
A note was found on the victim, along with a wad of money wrapped up in a five-pound note and smothered with honey. Is there a clue to be found in The Owl and the Pussycat rhyme? As he delves deeper into the case, the clock ticks, and Horton is soon forced to make a decision that will put his life on the line . . .
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