'Ian Simpson is a real find...' - ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH
Murder on the Second Tee is the follow-up to the popular crime fiction novel Murder on Page One.
The directors of the niche Bucephalus Bank are meeting in a St Andrews hotel. One of them is found dead on the golf course. It is Flick Fortune’s first case as a detective inspector. As she struggles to uncover the murderer behind the bank’s respectable façade, she receives unexpected help from Detective Sergeant Bagawath Chandavarkar (Baggo), who is investigating a multi-million pound money laundering scam.
A serial killer is targeting London literary agents...
Led by the old-fashioned and slobbish ‘Inspector No’ and aided by crime author Lavinia Lenehan, DS Flick Fortune and DC Bagawath Chandavarkar (‘Baggo’) narrow down their suspects, all entrants in the Debut Dagger crime writing competition...
Farquhar Knox QC heard a creak to his right and swung round, prepared to bully an intruder into going away. But the blustering tirade died on his lips as the sharp point of an arrow pierced his dinner shirt, entered his torso below the ribs and was pushed up until it penetrated his heart.
A few gurgles were the last sounds Farquhar Knox made. His own day of judgement had arrived.
Is one of the world's top golfers a child-killer? Or is it a camp follower, or a local? Sheriff Hector Drummond's gardener's son is murdered so for him it is personal.
It is 1927 and Bobby Jones arrives in St Andrews. He is favourite to retain his Open crown but can he win the hearts of the people of St Andrews? More murders follow but Hector believes the police have arrested the wrong men.
Meanwhile his step-son has a crisis of identity…..
THE ANDREAN PROJECT
Sheriff Hector Drummond has entered the championship but when he finds a body on the course he becomes personally involved in a murder hunt.
As Jones struggles to keep his Grand Slam hopes alive, Hector encounters a second body, a hostile police inspector, a corrupt politician and an American megalomaniac.
Despite his fuddled state, Tony Spencer could feel that something was wrong. The poison was in his bloodstream, attacking his nervous system and his heart. Within minutes he was writhing on the ground. Before Ballesteros signed his winning scorecard, he was dead.
Forward to St Andrews in 2015 and when the man convicted of Tony Spencer’s murder is released on compassionate grounds and a political activist is killed...