He has no children so his lawyer has searched back in the bloodline to find some.
They all come together at Fairacres the family estate for Edgar’s 50th birthday, when the ‘Heir of the Body’ will be announced.
Needless to say all doesn’t go to plan! Mysterious incidents happen to all the claimants. As DCI Fletcher is already there as part of the family he takes charge.
All the usual characters appear wonderfully portrayed, I can see & hear the Dowager Duchess! New characters too who all add something to the plot.
Lots of ingenious twists & turns to keep the reader on their toes!