New York : Minotaur Books, 2009.
1st U.S. ed.
viii, 341 p. ; 22 cm.
When Maurice Tyson, housemaster at a top boys' boarding school in Ireland, is found with his throat slit, Superintendent Denis Lennon and Sergeant Molly Power, struggle to uncover any probable motive for the brutal killing. Was it revenge? A kidnap attempt gone wrong? Or is there a connection to a former student who killed himself barely a year ago? Then a boy mysteriously disappears.--From publisher's description.