Inspector Littlejohn finds himself facing one of the most baffling mysteries of his career as a brutal murder takes him to the small community of the Isle of Man.
The Isle’s Deemster, the most senior judge on the island, has been murdered and it’s down to Littlejohn to solve the case. But will he manage in time as events move at alarming speed involving forgery, smuggling and more murder.
This fast paced mystery is full of Bellairs’ humour and wit, and leaves the reader on the edge of their seat.
Half-Mast for the Deemster was originally published in 1953.