A female vicar named Sarah
Hussein is discovered strangled in her Kingsmarkham vicarage. Maxine, the
gossipy cleaning woman who discovers her body, happens to also be in the employ
of retired Chief Inspector Wexford and his wife. When called on by his old
deputy, detective inspector Mike Burden, Wexford, intrigued by the unusual
circumstances of the murder, leaps at the chance to tag along with the
A single mother to a
teenage girl, Hussein was a woman working in a male-dominated profession.
Moreover, she was of mixed race and working to modernize the church. Could
racism or sexism have played a factor in her murder?
As Wexford searches the
Vicar’s house, he sees a book on her bedside table. Inside the book is a letter
serving as a bookmark. Without thinking much, Wexford puts it into his pocket.
Wexford soon realizes he has made a grave error in removing a piece of valuable
evidence from the scene without telling anybody. Yet what he finds inside
begins to illuminate the murky past of Hussein. Is there more to her than meets
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