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‘As he turned … he had the extraordinary impression of a man in full armour rearing up in front of him … It was the last thing he saw, before he hurtled downwards to a certain death’

An untimely death and the reappearance of a ghost lead television reporter Jemima Shore into a mysterious case of sex, violence and the supernatural.

When the butler plummets from the battlements of Lackland Court, it becomes clear that the ghost of the legendary Civil War poet and soldier, Decimus Meredith, is not the only suspect. Jemima must look to history and delve deep into the ancient hall’s past to solve yet another baffling mystery.