May’s instalment of The Year of Short Stories is High Heels. Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer’s magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale.
Taken from And Thereby Hangs A Tale, Jeffrey Archer's sixth collection of short stories, High Heels is a fantastic short read featuring Archer’s trademark wit and deft plotting.
Loss Adjuster Alan Penfold has a case he will never forget when a family owned shoe manufacturer burns to the ground. With no signs of arson it seems like an open-and-shut case. But Penfold becomes suspicious when the owner reacts calmly to the devastating loss of a business that has been in his family for generations. Penfold, with his wife’s help, vows to uncover the truth . . .