By Peter Lovesey
A sadistic functional joker is haunting the preferred track halls of London, interfering with the actors and interrupting their acts by means of orchestrating humiliating failures that occur in view of the viewers. A trapeze artist misses her timing while the trapeze ropes are shortened. A comic who invitations the viewers to sing in addition to him reveals the phrases of his track “shamefully” altered. Mustard has been utilized to a sword swallower’s blade. A singer’s dress has been rigged. the woman in a magician’s field is trapped. Then the mischief escalates to homicide. Or was once homicide meant all alongside? That indomitable detective crew, Sergeant Cribb and Constable Thackeray of Scotland backyard, needs to music down the elusive criminal.
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