Murder Delayed

Murder Delayed

By Roderic Jeffries

Severn House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780727863362, 202pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

An Inspector Alvarez mystery It seems impossible: to find a man who stole half a million pounds from among thousands of tourists, with only a visual description. And not only does Alvarez have to do it, he also has a female dragon to contend with ? Raquel Rexach, Dolores's old and much disliked schoolmate, whose jewellery has been reported stolen. Alvarez likes the quiet life, but even he cannot foresee where this investigation will lead.

About the Author
Roderic Jeffries was born in London in 1926 and was educated at Southampton's School of Navigation. In 1943 he went to sea with the New Zealand Shipping Company and returned to England in 1949 where he was subsequently called to the Bar. He practiced law for a brief period before starting to write full time. His books have been published in many different countries and have been adapted for film, television, and radio. He and his wife live in Mallorca, and have two children.