The fifth mystery in the acclaimed and bestselling Adam Dalgliesh series "the reigning mistress of murder" (Time), P.D. James, is now available on CD. Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. It is merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?