FROM CWA CARTIER DIAMOND DAGGER AWARD WINNER COLIN DEXTER
Morse was beset by a nagging feeling. Most of his fanciful notions about the Taylor girl had evaporated and he had begun to suspect that further investigation into Valerie's disappearance would involve little more than sober and tedious routine . . .
The statements before Inspector Morse appeared to confirm the bald, simple truth.
After leaving home to return to school, teenager Valerie Taylor had completely vanished, and the trail had gone cold.
PRAISE FOR THE INSPECTOR MORSE SERIES
"The Inspector Morse series, both the novels and the television dramas, are among the finest creations of British culture and are known and loved all over the world." Sydney Morning Herald
"Let those who lament the decline of the English detective story reach for Colin Dexter"