- Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
- Publication Date: 2012
- ISBN: 9781782124467
The body of a woman is found in a corner of Hampstead Heath. She has been strangled, and it is clear from her appearance that she was a prostitute. The police soon have a suspect and several contradictory witnesses, but no proof and little information. With ingenuity and patience Inspector Poole pieces together the story behind he lonely Magdalen and why she came to grief.
Arcturus Crime Classics bring back into print great stories by great writers. Alongside names that will be familiar to crime buffs, the series showcases once famous but now neglected talents. All types of crime fiction are featured, from who-dunnits and police procedurals to offbeat mysteries and fast-paced thrillers.