By J. M. Gregson
Detective Sergeant Clyde Northcott – DCI Peach’s tall, black, strong protégé – has little interest in becoming a member of the snooty Birch Lane Tennis membership. So it really is unlucky for him while committee member Olive Crawshaw makes a decision he may be the excellent talisman for the club’s new, and arguable, coverage to recruit contributors from a much broader ethnic and social background.
Clyde quickly unearths himself thrust into an unique group the place his rusty tennis abilities are the least of his matters: for ‘exclusive’ doesn't suggest ethical, and whereas a few of the club’s individuals sail very close to the legislation, one or of them pass some distance past it. So while a unique membership member is murdered, an issue arises: how can he and Peach unveil the killer, while virtually every person appeared to wish the sufferer dead?
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