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The Trail

by James Ellson

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

The Trail Synopsis

A missing person enquiry leads Manchester DCI Rick Castle to Nepal.

Manchester. DCI Rick Castle is inspecting his bees when his boss phones. A minor cannabis dealer has been reported missing. His father’s a war hero.

Rick flies to Nepal, and heads up the trail. Through villages of staring children and fluttering prayer-flags. Brilliant blue skies, and snow-capped mountains.

He finds a dead body.

Then a second.

Nothing in this world was ever straightforward. Nothing.

Finally, he puts himself in the firing line, and has a decision to make. Is it the right one? The moral one?

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The Trail Press Reviews

'Intelligent and pacy thriller' (Paula Hawkins, Girl On The Train)

'A stunning debut' (Stephen Booth, Cooper and Fry crime series)

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ISBN: 9781789650778
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: Unbound Digital
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781789650778
Publication date: 20th February 2020
Author: James Ellson
Publisher: Unbound Digital
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Organized crime,

About James Ellson

James Ellson was a police officer for 15 years, starting in London and finishing as a DI at Moss Side in Manchester. When he left the police he started writing, and has been writing ever since. He is  currently working on the sequel to The Trail. He also mentors work in progress, and talks at writing groups and festivals. James was a keen climber and mountaineer, and has visited Nepal many times. In 2004 he climbed 6,812 metre Ama Dablam, and in 2008 soloed the Matterhorn. He now lives on a smallholding in the Peak District with his wife, and manages their smallholding, ...

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