My rating: 5 of 5 stars
There’s going to be trouble. Andy Caplet’s wife goes away, someone is out to get him, and he loses nearly everything in a storm. Amazing both himself and his unhuman friend Inspector Hobbes, he heroically rescues flood victims and uncovers something shocking. Is Andy being set up for blackmail by the apparently charming young woman who attempts to seduce him, or is something even more sinister afoot? Hobbes certainly believes so, and he’s getting worried.
Typically I read this book first, which is the second in the series. But it didn’t really matter as explanations were made as the book went along, or should I say raced along as fast as the flood water! What a delicious book, humorous, odd, heart-warming, with a few ghostly/paranormal bits thrown in. A book of typically British humour and an absolute delight!