Random House, Inc. A blackmailer is stalking the bishop—can he survive the threat of being outed? Why is there a body in the flower bed? And can Lavinia Birtle-Figgins really be as dippy as she seems? These and other imponderables immerse the Reverend Francis Oughterard in a fresh web of danger and subterfuge, while his animal "minders," Maurice and Bouncer, try their best to make sense of all this human bedlam.
Baker & Taylor A latest installment in the popular series finds the vicar and his companions unable to resume lives of quiet respectability when a blackmailer begins stalking the bishop before a body is found in a flower bed, a case marked by Lavinia's eccentricities and the insights of animal companions Maurice and Bouncer.
Baker & Taylor Reverend Francis Oughterard and his animal companions get caught up in a hunt for a blackmailer who has been stalking the bishop, a case that takes a surprising turn when a suspect's body is found in a flower bed.