George, Elizabeth. New York: Bantam Books (1994). First Edition. Quarter cloth with silver lettering. x, 624 pp. A clean, attractive copy. “Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, the Eighth Earl of Asherton, and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, encounter what seems to be a perfect crime as they investigate a fatal fire at a fifteenth-century cottage.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.