Celebrated painter Troy Alleyn, aboard the Zodiac on a cruise of the English waterways, finds a colorful constellation of personalities on its passenger list. Plus one who missed the boat - found murdered in London. Her letters to her husband, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, relate a string of incidents - capped by a grisly drowning - that convince him that one of the ship's company is a world-class art forger on the run. But can he unmask this master of disguise in time to save another life - possibly Troy's?
Original title: Clutch of Constables
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives