Colin Dexter: Death is Now My Neighbor
From the Publisher:
Why would a sniper shoot suburban physiotherapist Rachel James as she sips her morning coffee? Inspector Morse's hunt for answers kicks off with a tabloid journalist, winds through the strip clubs of Soho, then returns to Oxford, where two senior dons and their wives battle for a plum promotion. Then, on the personal front, Inspector Morse receives intimations of his own mortality.
And while Morse muses on life, he reveals his first name at last...
Colin Dexter: Death is Now My Neighbor. Ivy Books, ISBN: 0804115729 (April, 1998), 325 p., $6.99.