Brough and Miller and the rest of the Serious team are back for their eighth case. When local dignitaries start turned up murdered, the Dedley detectives are plunged into the world of the occult while suffering the effects of budget cuts. Supermarket megalomaniac Dennis Lord is a target - Can the team protect him? Will they even bother? Fans of the series will not be disappointed by this acerbic, funny and surprising story from prolific author, William Stafford.