Alex Tanner, TV researcher and occasional PI, jumps at the chance of a short assignment in Chicago. But she's only been in the Windy City a few hours when a beautiful young model called Jams Treliving knocks on her door. The father of her unborn child has vanished - and she begs Alex to find him.
Unfortunately Jams can offer few clues on where to look. Except that Jacob was in the process of 'finding himself' - and he believed all his answers lay 'in the loop' . . .
By the time the grisly news breaks that the fire has claimed a victim, Sam is already in pursuit. Never has comedy been so deadly as she faces down a pair from Thugs ’R’ Us, aided by nothing more than a Scotland Yard boyfriend, a stalwart Goth assistant, and an unnerving knowledge of London’s best farmer’s markets.
From the acclaimed bestselling author Judith Flanders, A Cast of Vultures continues the sharp-witted series starring book editor and amateur sleuth Samantha Clair.
Love triangles, a lost painting, intriguing new friends, and an encounter with a famous Scottish crime writer are just a few of the ingredients that add to this delightful and witty portrait of Edinburgh society, which was first published as a serial in The Scotsman newspaper.