Released on 16 March 2007.

#4 in series
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Service of All the Dead

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1979 Winner

CWA Silver Dagger


The sweet countenance of Reason greeted Morse serenely when he woke, and told him that it would be no bad idea to have a quiet look at the problem itself before galloping off to a solution.

Chief Inspector Morse was alone among the congregation in suspecting continued unrest in the quiet parish of St Frideswide’s.

Most people could still remember the churchwarden’s murder. A few could still recall the murderer’s suicide. Now even the police had closed the case.

Until a chance meeting among the tombstones reveals startling new evidence of a conspiracy to deceive . . .