When the body of Captain Fallut is found floating near his boat, it's up to Inspector Maigret to exonerate a young man on the ship's crew. With his only clues being a headless photo of a woman and a tight-lipped crew, Maigret has his work cut out for him in this eighth installment of Georges Simenon's classic Inspector Maigret series.
J.F. Penn creates a truly frightening tale, set in the dark underworld of grave robbery and body modification. When a mysterious antique ivory figurine is the only clue found beside the mutilated body of a young heiress, Detective Sergeant Jamie Brooke enlists a clairvoyant named Blake Daniel to help on the case. Told with gripping intensity, Rosalind Ashford's heart-wrenching narration brings to life one of the most interesting detectives in the genre today.