By Michael Innes
The Simney family members, of Hazlewood corridor, have a doubtful background. Sir George Simney, who was once traveling in Australia earlier than the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by means of his facet. while he's discovered useless within the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer won't relaxation until eventually he has chanced on who's liable. this is often an soaking up story narrated through Simney’s widow, Nicolette, and by means of younger Harold, who has simply joined the CID.