A small village is the scene of two brutal murders - and everyone is under suspicion.
A classic of crime fiction
The village of Pennycross is the scene of two brutal child murders within a few months. The villagers' lives are monitored by a team of police, led by Chief Inspector Hunter, as they watch and wait, piecing together the clues to trap the killer before another life is lost.
Inspector Hunter comes to learn much about the inhabitants of Pennycross - who resort to their own drastic action when a suspicious character is seen running through the woods...