A murder mystery and a social comedy by one of Australia's best-known authors. You don't usually get prizes for posthumous novels...Brooke Anderson never had a chance to finish her novel; now Rudolph is writing it for her. the brutally murdered Brooke was just one of Quill's lovers - that's William Quinlan, Director of the College of Creative and Professional Writing. He's married to Juliana, former student at the College. Juliana Quinlan knows what happened (or so she says) but who really killed Brooke? Courteney Frome, girl journalist, is out of her depth with this cast of slightly mad, if glamorous murder suspects. Will the beautiful Courteney join the list of mutilated corpses?