Sir John Appleby dines one evening at Allington Park, the Georgian home of his acquaintance Owain Allington, who is new to the area. His curiosity is aroused when Allington mentions his nephew and heir to . . .
Inspector Appleby is called to St Anthony's College, where the President has been murdered in his Lodging. Scandal abounds when it becomes clear that the only people with any motive to murder him are . . .
The Lord Chancellor of England is murdered and Inspector Appleby pursues some of the most famous names in the country, unearthing dreadful suspicion.