anthea fraser death speaks softly

Death Speaks Softly by Anthea Fraser

There were plenty of men, both tutors and post-graduates, who’d been attracted to Arlette Picard.  But when the young French girl disappears from Broadshire University, it sparks one of Chief Inspector Webb’s most complex investigations.

She was a vivacious young woman, carefree and loved by many — or was she? Was her disappearance been caused by jealousy? It is not just her disappearance that makes Webb uneasy…

On the fringe of his enquires is Professor Warwick, a man whose brilliance teetered on the brink of madness. And the arrival of the girl’s parents from France soon leads to a further tragedy, which Webb is helpless to prevent…