A Detective at Death's Door

A Detective at Death's Door

Book - 2004
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In her most traumatic case yet, Harriet Martens finds herself placed in grave danger at the hands of a deft and cunning poisoner. Whilst relaxing with her husband at the Majestic pool one hot August Bank Holiday, Harriet does not expect the refreshing glass of Campari soda at her side to conceal a deadly drug. When she awakes from a doze she is no longer by the water, but in a hospital bed recovering from a near fatal dose of Aconitine. As Harriet makes her slow recovery, she tries to come to terms with the terrible fact that someone wanted to kill her. person responsible, if anything for her own peace of mind. But no sooner has she mustered enough energy to begin making tentative enquiries and initial investigations, than the poisoner strikes again. And this time he is successful... Will Harriet have the strength of mind and body to find the murderer before he finds another victim and before the local population begin to panic? As the murderer's actions become more evident and clues begin to float to the surface, she must put her personal trauma as far behind her as possible, and prepare to reveal the horrible truth...
Publisher: London, Eng. : Macmillan, 2004.
ISBN: 9781405048064
Characteristics: 262 p. ;,22 cm.


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