Superintendent Lestrade and his team at the Yard are facing a series of murders,
at first apparently unconnected. An ex-Merchant Navy man and his three nieces are
killed when the harness of their trap breaks on a downhill gradient. An accident,
surely? But what is the significance of the broken mirror in the Captain’s pocket?
Not a stone’s throw from the Yard, a female student of History breaks her neck at
King’s College. Misadventure, of course? The broken mirror in her belongings says
otherwise. And out on windswept Beachy Head, a member