An Inspector Mallett mystery - The story begins deceptively with a pastoral setting in the River Didder and peaceful villages of Didford Parva and Didford Magna. Four businessmen have formed a syndicate and bought the fishing rights of a reach of the Didder. Their unofficial headquarters is the Polworthy Arms. Against the idyllic backdrop however run local passions, rivalries and then murder. It is up to Inspector Mallet to draw upon his fishing knowledge to resolve the case.
Original title: Death is No Sportsman
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural