Cover Her Face[17/02/85] (1985)

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Adapted from the book by P.D. James. Sally Jupp becomes a key witness to a mude r during a trip to London. Dalgliesh questions associates of the dead man Stavros Veludis and the investiga tion begins to centre around the Maxie household. Speculation about Alice Liddell's death follows a bitter row between Sally Jupp and Sir Reynold Price. Dalgliesh and the CID question Sally as the last person to see Alice alive. Dalgliesh visits the Maxie household to make further enquiries into Sally Jupp's past after her surprise engagement to Stephen Maxie. Rumour is rife about Sally Jupp's murder. Gossip points to Derek Pullen as the murderer, but Dalgliesh has his own theories which link the death of drug dealer Veludis and the domestic help. Sally Jupp arrives at the SelectBook Club in London to visit her former work col leagues there and show them her new baby. She becomes a witness to a murder, bu t is most uncooperative with Scotland Yard inspector Adam Dalgliesh. Dalgliesh investigates the attack on Deborah Riscoe, and is further hindered by the efforts of the Maxie family. Finally however he secures a confession which holds the key to the mystery of Sally Jupp's death.

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