By P. D. James
A safe and secluded retreat for the wealthy and strong turns into the environment for an unsettling sequence of murders.Combe Island off the Cornish coast is a restful haven for the elite. but if one among its individual viewers is located placing from the island’s well-known lighthouse in what looks to were a homicide, the peace is shattered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is named in to address the delicate case, yet at a tough time for him and his depleted workforce. he's doubtful approximately his destiny together with his female friend Emma Lavenham; his precept detective Kate Miskin goes via an emotional situation; and the bold Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith isn't really chuffed approximately having a feminine boss. After a moment brutal killing, the total research is jeopardized, and Dalgliesh is confronted with a risk much more insidious than homicide.