The tenth in the Fethering series by Simon Brett, The Poisoning in the Pub, will be published on 20 March. The author now has his own website at www.simonbrett.com.
One of the most inauspicious events for any restaurant is to have a customer vomiting on the premises. However distant the cause may be from the establishment's kitchens, whatever gastric bug may have triggered the attack, such a happening is never good for business. There is always an assumption on the part of the general public that blame must lie with the food served in the restaurant.