By Edward MarstonLondon, 1670. The of entirety of his new undertaking couldn't have run extra easily for Christopher Redmayne. Commissioned to layout a brand new residence for Francis Polegate, a service provider, Christopher is happy that every thing has long gone with out a hitch. To rejoice the good fortune of the enterprise, Polegate throws a celebration and invitations Christopher as an honoured visitor. additionally invited are Susan Cheever, Christopher’s sweetheart, her father, Sir Julius Cheever MP, and Bernard Everett, Polegate’s brother-in-law. however the occasion involves an abrupt finish while one of many site visitors is murdered upon leaving the home . . .
With blood staining your doorstep of his new construction, Christopher can’t aid yet consider concerned. With assistance from his pal, the Puritan Constable Jonathan Bale, and his dissolute brother, Henry, Christopher vows to discover the killer and produce him to justice. even though, initial investigations recommend that the sufferer used to be a favored guy without identified enemies. may well it accordingly were a case of fallacious identification? during which case, simply who was once the meant aim?