The Vigil of Rain

In the third book of Amanda Taylor's historical crime series, York-based barrister James Cairn attends a house party at stately home Ashberry Hall.

It is 1901 and the Yorkshire aristocracy is determined to enjoy the excesses of the new century.

When one of the host's sons is found with a shotgun wound to his chest and a beautiful young woman goes missing, Cairn delves deep into family secrets, lies and intrigue in an attempt to solve the mystery.


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The Vigil of Rain

'As things were to turn out it would be a weekend I would never forget, none of us would.'