The Sen­tence is Death

RTÉ Guide - - Books - by An­thony Horowitz

(Cen­tury)

Fact mixes once again with fic­tion as nov­el­ist and screen­writer Horowitz parachutes him­self into this sec­ond mur­der mys­tery fea­tur­ing the Pri­vate In­ves­ti­ga­tor Daniel Hawthorne (ably as­sisted by An­thony). The case? A so­ci­ety lawyer, Richard Pryce, is found mur­dered in his lux­ury bach­e­lor pad. His last recorded words (“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late…”), a three-digit num­ber painted on the wall and the mur­der weapon, a bot­tle of ex­pen­sive wine, are all the clues that Hawthorne and Horowitz have to

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