A large country mansion. A locked room. A gruesome murder.
Russian oligarch Alexander Volkov has invited 1000 guests to a party at his palatial Surrey residence, Westgrave Hall. But while giving a private tour of the library, a gunman kills Volkov, wounding his ex-wife and slaying her new beau. Nothing makes sense to DCI Craig Gillard. In the blood-spattered crime scene there are no forensic traces of anyone else involved, CCTV shows no one entered or left the library, and everyone seems to have an alibi. Is it a crime of revenge, the squaring of a love triangle, or a Russian government operation? Could the victims have simply shot each other? Gillard’s eventual discovery is shocking even to him.
A gripping crime thriller from a master of the genre, The Bodies at Westgrave Hall will leave you guessing until the very end.
Who’d have thought ?
Just when I thought Nick Louth novels couldn’t get any better this one was a humdinger ! With so many red herrings and twists and turns this one will probably keep you guessing to the end . A locked room mystery . With many suspects with motives .
I thought this novel really flushed out the team and their characters more than the other novels . I’m pleased Craig’s wife took back seat as I find her character to be simpering and annoying ! I do hope we see more of Wolf in the future such a great character comic relief .
On to the next novel now