A 1920s murder mystery in the depths of rural Yorkshire.
A scoundrel lies dying, and he makes his confession; his sins were despicable, and he wants to atone for his wasted life. He bequeaths an invaluable gift to Monks Hood Abbey, an ancient monastery set in a lonely corner of the Yorkshire moors.
But sin throws a long shadow and corruption crawls in its shade. Strangers come forward and lay claim to the monks' inheritance.
The abbot calls on Major Heathcliff Lennox and ex-Chief Inspector Swift to ask for their help. They must go to Yorkshire to unravel the mayhem, but then there's mystery, murder, and another adventure begins.
Major Heathcliff Lennox, ex-WW1 war pilot, six feet, three inches, unruly dark blond hair, age around 30 - named after the hero of Wuthering Heights by his romantically minded mother - much to his great annoyance.
The Monks Hood Murders is the fifth book in the Lennox series.