A collection of short stories that sees Professor Rycroft face some new adversaries and devilish puzzles
Portrait of Death
Artist Eve Sinclair is convinced she has the perfect scheme to kill her blackmailing agent and get away scot-free – but will it defeat the Professor?
The Ambrose Demon
Rycroft and Monroe are faced with a spate of seemingly random stabbings on Halloween night – can they find a motive and the culprit?
The Professor is certain that deputy headteacher Kate Harper is responsible for the murder of a missing PE teacher – but, with no body, can he prove it?
At Angler’s Point
A love triangle turns deadly when a lecherous fisherman is found dead. But, given that nobody went near his boat, how was the murder committed?