The Daffodil Affair
Daffodil, a quiet cabhorse, is stolen from his stable in Yorkshire, in preference to a much more valuable animal in the next stall. Curious, but hardly a matter for Scotland Yard, especially in wartime. But when an influential widow pulls some strings, Inspector John Appleby is assigned to the case. He discovers that Daffodil has a remarkable affinity for numbers, even seeming to know when people are thinking about them.
Meanwhile Appleby's colleague ...
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