First edition. Signed by 10 of the 14 contributors to the story. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. "The Admiral" is a pub in the Suffolk seaside village of Crabwell, The Admiral Byng. "The Admiral" is also the name of the pub's owner Geoffrey Horatio Fitzsimmons, whose pub is threatened with foreclosure due to declining business. But Fitzsimmons is found dead, and it's though to be a suicide, but our 14 journalists rake up old skeletons and stop at nothing to solve the murder and at the same time, save a good pub. The contributors are Simon Brett, Kate Charles, Natasha Cooper, Stella Duffy, Martin Edwards, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Tin Heald, Michael Jecks, Janet Laurence, Peter Lovesey, Michael Ridpath, David Roberts, L. C. Tyler, and Laura Wilson. Signed by all contributors except Stella Duffy, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Tim Heald, and Laura Wilson.
Inventory Number: 41772