WHEN SHE REQUESTED HIS HELP FOR A PROPERY HUNT

To decide to holiday in Bath,when you live ten miles down the road,might be regarded as eccentric-but Ingrid Langley and her husband and colleague Patrick Gillard,badly need a break.Patrick is getting over having a baby.Although the holiday proceeds sedately enough,trouble,their old friend,is never far away.Ingrid tries not to fuel jealous when they bump into Patrick’s old flame Alexandra Nightingale at a “Roman experience,togas provided”.But when Alexandra requests Patrick’s help with her Bath property hunt,Ingrid joins them on the viewing-only to open a cupboard in the dilapidated property and make a very gruesome discovery… a decomposing severed head.

TITLE: CORPSE IN WAITING

AUTHOR: MARGARET DUFFY