SLATE EXPECTATIONS is about a crime stemming from a drama based on the history of the Slate Quarry at Delabole. The drama includes the disaster of 1869, when an avalanche at the quarry led to many being killed.
George Gilbert arrives with friend Sophie to claim her newly-acquired cottage in Treknow, just as final rehearsals are underway. Soon the mysteries deepen; but how could the distant past possibly impact on the present? This is a conundrum requiring several lines of attack.
Read the book to find out the solution.