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Deborah Findlay reads from Kate Summerscale's account of a Victorian murder case that gripped the nation.

2/5. Certain that the local police's chief suspect is innocent, Whicher begins to piece together the family history of those at Road Hill House. Before long, he uncovers a web of deception and concealment going back decades. Finally, convinced that his instincts are correct, he makes an arrest that shocks disbelieving locals.

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