The scion of the Colvilles, who are wealthy wine merchants, is about to marry the daughter of the even grander Nash family. Immediately after the nuptials, the bridegroom s uncle Cosmo is found clutching a gun, having apparently killed his own brother. He refuses to give any explanation, even to his solicitor, who retains Lord Francis Powerscourt to investigate."
David Dickinson was born in Dublin. He graduated from Cambridge with an honors degree before joining the BBC. He worked in British television for many years and now divides his time between Somerset and France.