"DI Hardcastle tracks a killer who''s left his hat behind . . . - ""July, 1917." DI Ernest Hardcastle and his assistant, DS Charles Marriott, investigate the murder of a cashier operating in London''s Victoria Station. An army officer claims to have seen the murderer running away, and an army cap left behind appears to identify the criminal. Hardcastle believes that it will be a simple matter to go to Aldershot and arrest him, but things are never as easy as they seem. Soon Hardcastle and Marriott find themselves investigating a frustrating and seemingly unsolvable case. Has Hardcastle finally met his match?
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In July 1917, DI Ernest Hardcastle and his assistant, DS Charles Marriott, pursue a suspect who fled the scene of murder at London's Victoria Station and left behind an army cap as the only clue to his identity.