An ancient curse has been let loose in cold wintry Cambridge. Priceless artefacts are found mysteriously crushed to dust at the Fitzwilliam Museum - long-dead Egyptian queens stalk the corridors of Girton College - but what do bicycles and bloomers have to do with it all?
Slightly Jones is faced with her most bewildering case yet - and her most ruthless opponents. Can she find the answer in time, or will it be a bleak midwinter for everyone?
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