Property Of Lies, The (eBook)
A 1930s Historical Mystery
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DI Herbert Reardon is drawn into a world of secrets and lies when a body is discovered at a girls boarding school.
1930. When a body is discovered on the premises of the newly-established Maxstead Court School for Girls, Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon is called in to investigate. His wife Ellen having just accepted a job as French teacher, Reardon is alarmed to find the school a hotbed of scandalous secrets, suppressed passions, petty jealousies and wanton schoolgirl cruelty. As he pursues his enquiries, it becomes clear that the dead woman was not who or what she claimed to be. Who was she really and why is Reardon convinced that more than one member of staff is not telling him the whole truth?
Then a pupil goes missing and the case takes a disturbing new twist