To say that David Wallace has been having a run of bad luck is like claiming that the maiden voyage of the Titanic was simply an unfortunate excursion. The ill-fated American expatriate has lost his wife, his job, and his reputation. Just as it seems that all hope has vanished, he's informed that he is the heir to his great aunt's estate in the bucolic English village of Chambury. Once there, he discovers that his inheritance also includes his late aunt's grieving dog, a vintage typewriter, a mysterious key, and an entanglement in a series of unsolved murders.
James Ignizio is the author of more than a dozen books, several short stories, and over 350 articles. Included among his novels are The Dog at the Gate and the award-winning The Last English Village, two cozy mysteries that take place in the Cotswold region of England