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Summary

A thrilling short story featuring Inspector James McLevy and Jean Brash, available exclusively in audio. 

London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy.

No one moved. Joy froze on every face. The bulky man levered himself out of the cubicle and walked over to look down upon what was obviously a new-minted corpse.

'No rest for the wicked, eh?' said Inspector James McLevy. 

At the Old Ship in Edinburgh, New Year's Day celebrations are well underway. Nobody pays attention when Dutchman Isaac Caspar enters the tavern - until he collapses in the doorway, dead. 

Newly arrived in Leith on the good ship St Elmo, Caspar is a stranger in town. A search of his cabin reveals a curious item: a picture of the famous Hartjammer pearl, stolen in Amsterdam some months before. 

Is there a connection between the robbery and the murder? Inspector McLevy is determined to find out.... 

You can enjoy more from the world of James McLevy with the Inspector McLevy series and the Jean Brash Mysteries, narrated by David Ashton and Siobhan Redmond.

©2020 David Ashton (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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