It could happen in any normal English town . . .
A young wife complains of her husband’s fussy little habits; but trying to mend his ways leads to the gallows . . . A businessman with the best intentions befriends an elderly old woman, with no thought of robbing her – let alone killing her . . . A kind-hearted young man kisses a woman out of chivalry, leading to the destruction of two lives . . . And a lonely old woman learns a lesson of how to deal with her enemies from the actions of her only friend – a cat . . .
Praise for Roy Vickers’ short story collections
‘Roy Vickers is one of the masters of the detective short story . . . he has produced stories that rank with the finest contemporary crime writing’ New York Times
‘The beauty of these meticulous tales lies in their similarity to real life crime. Each story, you feel, could have happened’ Dublin Evening Herald