Any Sutherland Murder is very unusual. While staying at a hotel in East Sutherland, Bill and Jane are caught up in the investigation of a suspicious death.
While the police decide at first that it is easy to explain, it now appears things may not be quite as they first seemed.
Bill and Jane start to find out what might really be going on in East Sutherland. With their help, the investigation moves to a much higher level.
The action moves between East Sutherland and Oxford over three decades. The reader is transported from the bustle of the University City of Oxford into the small East Sutherland villages of Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale and Dornoch.