A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a stone bridge over an unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while. It is impossible for Chief Inspector Wexford not to wonder how terrible it would be to discover that one of his daughters had been murdered. Sylvia has always been a cause for concern.
Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015. Inspector Wexford mystery.
Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.