The Legacy

The Legacy
Author: Peter Turnbull
Language English
Pages: 190
ISBN10: 0749083131
Genre: European Literature
Series Hennessey & Yellich
Goodreads Rating: 3.20
ISBN13: 9780749083137
Published: August 1st 2005 by Allison & Busby

One hot summer afternoon, musician, Nigel Swannell is distracted from his regular afternoon stroll by a swarm of flies over a thick undergrowth of gorse. Further investigation leads him to a shocking discovery: a head, hand corpse has been dumped in the middle of the bush...

Chief Detective Inspector Hennessey and Sergeant Yellich are soon on the case. It turns out that a mysterious silver Mercedes has been in the area and the victim was in line for a considerable a inheritance from his acid-tongued, and exceptionally wealthy mother, Mrs Tansey. As the investigation progresses it appears that the victim's estranged wife, business partner and disapproving mother have their own secrets to hide...