(From the publisher):
Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?
Original title: The Black Tower
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ General