The famous film director of a leading international film studio is found murdered on the set in the South Yorkshire town of Bromersley. Nearby, a penniless tramp is discovered shot dead with a gold sovereign in his mouth. There are neither clues nor DNA for either murder, but Detective Inspector Michael Angel tackles this case with his customary tenacity. As usual, his superiors and the system seem to hinder him at every turn. Finding his life at risk, he has to apply his unique skills to overcome the danger, unravel the mystery and arrest the murderer before time runs out. This latest foray into "The Curious Mind of Inspector Angel" exemplifies the quirky genius and ingenuity of this exceptional man.
Roger Silverwood lives on the outskirts of Barnsley. After National Service he entered the toy trade where he became a sales director. Aged 50 he went into business with his wife as an antique dealer specializing in Victorian jewellery until he retired in 1997. This is the seventh novel in the DI Michael Angel series.