This riff on the classic ''man walks into a bar'' tale involves the disappearance of a wife and child and the husband's subsequent descent
into madness or does it?
In a former life... This is Richard Jury's 20th outing only this time, the Scotland Yard superintendent, recently disciplined, is working on his own.
Bottom Line A top-notch Grimes, replete with an especially suave villain and a most peculiar twist.