The dismembered body of Claudette Thierry, who went missing eighteen years previously, is dug up on farmland and French detective Marianne Dupont is brought in to help Henry re-open the enquiry. At the time Fisher, then an inspector, convicted labourer Gary Bourne who confessed to the murder but Henry and Marianne start to doubt his guilt and suspect that he is covering up for a dead friend.
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The book Marianne Dupont gives Henry as a gift is Alexandre Dumas' Dictionary of Cuisine. Dumas was an expert cook and his "Great Dictionary of Cuisine," was written "to be read by worldly people and used by professionals" See more