When a young writer is found dead during his own engagement party, what should have been a day for rejoicing becomes a day for dying. When the terrible accident begins to look more like a callous murder, Inspector Thanet and Sergeant Lineham have a new case to solve.

A Day for Dying 1996, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780751513776

Mass-market paperback

A Day for Dying 1995, Michael Joseph Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780718139476