(From the publisher):
The forbidding landscape of Dartmoor seems the perfect setting for murder. But even the hardy locals are shocked when three children are killed. Jury joins forces with Brian Macalvie, a hot-tempered chief superintendent who believes the killings stem from an old injustice that he wishes to right. Their investigation, which starts at a desolate pub called Help the Poor Struggler, leads them to the estate of a ten-year-old orphaned heiress - and into the murky truths linking the past with a slaying yet to come...
Original title: Help the Poor Struggler
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural