Death Drops the Pilot
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Published Date: 1956
The last ferry, the Falbright Jenny, leaves from Elmer’s Creek to Falbright across the River Hore. But the ferry is found nose-up on a sandbank. The pilot is missing from her bridge and is later found under Falbright pier, stabbed in his back. Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. But Detective-Inspector Littlejohn and Sergeant Cromwell find the case a challenging one right from the start. From the seedy gentry to the local villagers, it becomes clear that someone is trying to cover their tracks.
Who wanted to kill the pilot of the Falbright Jenny and why?