Piper Tiffany murdered her bandmate, stashed his body in his Oldsmobile's trunk, and sunk it to the bottom of a lake. Was it a rivalry between metalheads or a lovers' quarrel? Or is she innocent? Propelled forward by his first case's success, private detective Henry Pets takes on his next challenge, proving Piper is innocent. With his brother Jackson at his side, Henry Pets must reinvestigate the events surrounding the murder of Piper's bandmate. Meddling parents, pretentious musicians, wannabe social media influencers, and a lost pig all threatened to derail Henry at every turn. Every answer only unearths more questions, and not even Henry and Jackson can agree on who they can trust. Everyone, including Piper, wants to hide the truth. Nothing is what it seems in this classic whodunit with a comedic twist.
Jackson Ruck travels to the Verlorland Islands to retrieve his wayward older brother, Henry. But just as Jackson arrives, Henry's farcical career as a British private detective gets a serious boost when he lands the case of a murdered German woman with a massive estate. Unable to watch his brother fail, Jackson joins Henry's investigation into the strange Henbit family. The dead woman leaves behind a contentious will, angry relatives and life full of secrets that Henry must unravel. When a second body appears, it becomes clear more than just Henry's career is at risk. Murder at Henbit Manor is a classic detective story with a humorous tone.
More than just a murder mystery, it is a novel about brothers, family and lost baggage.