When an old grave reveals two bodies, neither of whom are named on the tombstone, Detective Inspector George Felse is once again called upon to investigate a trail of violence in Maymouth's history that casts shadows centuries long.
No case is too strange or too baffling for the policeman George Felse and his son, Dominic. Over 13 instalments and two decades, the Felse Investigations will take them from their home on the Welsh Borders to the southernmost tip of India.
While on a seaside vacation in Cornwall with his son Dominic, Detective Inspector George Felse can't help but investigate a dark mystery of smuggling, missing bodies and murder.
Jan Treverra was a legendary Cornish poet and smuggler who died two centuries ago. But when local scholar Simon Towne arranges to open Treverra's grave in search of his long-lost literary legacy, it yields not one body but two... and neither one of them is Jan Treverra. In this derelict seashore graveyard, George Felse uncovers a trail of violence in Maymouth's history that casts shadows centuries long...