As 1966 draws to a close, the body of a disreputable journalist found in mysterious circumstances threatens to expose unspeakable horrors from the past. As the investigation deepens, DC Endeavour Morse and DI Fred Thursday find themselves confronted by a wall of silence and a disparate group of men unwilling to talk. In a police force increasingly tainted with cronyism, the two men must band together, peeling back layers of corruption extending to the upper echelons of Oxford society.moreless
Lovejoy meets distant cousins from America, who are visiting England.
As well as a female ghost, old Lord Wakering has treasures which once belonged to Sir Walter Raleigh, and both Lovejoy and Mary-John Lovejoy, his American cousin, want them. Some of Lord Wakering's things are stolen, and Lovejoy travels in hot pursuit to the Carolinas, where he is not made welcome. Charlotte has to fly over to get him out of trouble.