Ruling Passion (Dalziel & Pascoe, Book 3) by Reginald Hill
`One of the modern masters of the police procedural' Sunday Telegraph
Peter Pascoe is in shock. A weekend in the country with old friends turns into a nightmare when he finds three of them dead and the missing fourth a prime suspect in the eyes of the local police.
They want his cooperation, but Superintendent Dalziel needs him back in Yorkshire where a string of unsolved burglaries looks like turning nasty.
As events unfold, though, the two cases seem to be getting entwined...