The uniformed constable lifted the tape and waved Detective Chief Inspector Banks through the gate at two forty-seven in the morning.
Banks’s headlights danced over the scene as he drove into the bumpy farmyard and came to a halt. To his left stood the squat, solid house itself, with its walls of thick limestone and mossy, flagstone roof. Lights shone in both the upstairs and downstairs windows. To his right, a high stone wall buttressed a copse that straggled up the dale-side, where the trees became lost in darkness. Straight ahead stood the barn.
A great descriptive opening, which is already setting the chills running down my spine, just wondering exactly what awaits Banks in the barn …
The farm sounds as though it is in such a remote location, I am also pondering on just who has called the police and how long ago any crime took place!
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