Sleeping in the Blood

Augustus Maltravers, charismatic playwright and amateur detective, is thrilled when he is granted a rare interview with an idol of his youth, singer and actress Jenni Hilton. The Sixties star has returned to London twenty years after mysteriously giving up a glittering career. Maltravers is intrigued by the reasons for her disappearance, and suspects it was linked to a suspicious death at the time of pop promoter, Barry Kershaw. Exploring the question, he unearths an unsuspected murder and unleashes a torrent of hatred. Then another death occurs, and Maltravers becomes caught in his most terrifying mystery yet… Sleeping in the Blood is award-winning author Robert Richardsons fifth mystery featuring Augustus Maltravers. With its underlying tension and atmosphere of brooding evil, this is a gripping read from a master of the classic detection novel.