'A great book. A wonderfully entertaining read' A Little Laughter. A Little Mayhem. A Little MURDER... 'The old crossroads used to run by here,' Sam told Rafferty. 'Legend has it that this was the original Hanging Tree.' The murder mystery of 'The Hanging Man', whose body disappears just before Christmas, and then turns up again, suspended from the ancient 'Hanging Tree', has Essex Detective Joe Rafferty questioning his belief in justice and his own role in its pursuit.
Chapter Seven Another visit to Malcolm Forbes was indicated, but Rafferty said as Bazza’s front door shut behind them, ‘I think we’ll leave it till tomorrow. If he thinks he’s got away with lying to us he might just become over-confident in the interim and let something slip.’ ‘You know he’s likely to deny being … Continue reading EXCERPT: DEATH DUES #11 Rafferty and Llewellyn mysteries