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The Amber Maze

by Christopher Bowden

Crime / Mystery Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on The Amber Maze

A quietly compelling read which is as much about the journey of discovery as the actual mystery contained within. Following on ten years after The Blue Book Hugh Mullion discovers a key down the side of a chair cushion and begins to search for answers. A maze sits centre stage, oppressive, dominating, yet reflected beautifully in the art surrounding it. The Amber Maze sits as a standalone short novel and you certainly don’t have to have read Hugh’s previous adventure to start here. Christopher Bowden encourages a simple, almost diary like feel to bring to life the past, as Hugh unravels the mystery in the present. The Amber Maze is a considered, intriguing mystery which unfolds at a gentle pace.

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The Amber Maze Synopsis

While staying in a Dorset cottage, Hugh Mullion finds a mysterious key down the side of an antique chair. No one can say how long the key has been there or what it opens. Hugh's search for answers will unlock the secrets of the troubled life of a talented artist, destined to be hailed a neglected genius fifty years too late. And no secret is darker than that of The Amber Maze, from whose malign influence he never escaped. The trail takes Hugh from Edwardian Oxfordshire to 1960s Camden Town, where the ghosts of the past are finally laid to rest. Delicately crafted noir fiction at its best.

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ISBN: 9780955506758
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Langton & Wood
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780955506758
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Christopher Bowden
Publisher: Langton & Wood
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Literary Fiction, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Adventure,

About Christopher Bowden

Christopher Bowden lives in south London. His three previous novels are The Red House, The Blue Book, and The Yellow Room, the first published in 2007.

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