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Killing For England
Iain Mcdowall

Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Mar 02, 2006
Imprint : Piatkus
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780749936372
Price : 699

About the book

Chief Inspector Jacobson and DS Kerr had been on leave when the body of a young black man, Darren McGee, had been fished out of the River Crow. The autopsy had pointed to suicide by drowning. But now Darren's cousin, Paul Shaw, is in town: a top-notch investigative journalist with an axe to grind and a claim that Darren had really been the victim of a racially-motivated murder.



Jacobson isn't convinced. But when Paul Shaw turns up as dead and as terminally-wet as his cousin, Jacobson and Kerr are faced with a baffling double-murder to investigate. And a dangerous confrontation lies ahead with the murky world of the Far Right.husband cheated on me men having affairs My boyfriend cheated on me


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Iain McDowall has a superb ear for dialogue... very realistic
has a vivid sense of place... wonderfully characterised
Compares favourably with Ian Rankin... a compelling, fast-moving story that leaves the reader wondering where he will go from here
Kerr and Jacobson are a resolutely uncharming pair of policemen who are a pleasure to meet, and who offer hopes for a more rich reading in future additions to the series
     
Iain Mcdowall
Ian McDowall was born in Scotland but now lives in the English Midlands where his fictional town of Crowby is located. Iain worked as a philosophy lecturer and as a computer specialist before turning...(+)
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