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London Calling by James Craig
  

London Calling

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1st in a new series of gritty and quite raunchy London based crime novels with a the dogged, determined Inspector John Carlyle hunting a serial killer who is targeting the political elite. Fast paced and very easy to get quickly lost in, don’t be surprised if you miss your bus / train stop on the way to and from work!

Inspector Carlyle series:
1. London Calling
2. Never Apologise, Never Explain
3. Buckingham Palace Blues
4. The Circus

Fans of the Inspector Carlyle series who would like to find out about his early years can do so by reading the short ebook, The Enemy Within, which is available in Kindle format. Click here to find out more.

If you like James Craig you might also like to read books by Alex Walters, David Downing and Mark Sanderson.

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Synopsis

London Calling by James Craig

Can you win an election and cover up murder at the same time? When Inspector John Carlyle finds a body in a luxury London hotel room he begins a journey through the murky world of the British ruling classes which leads all the way to the top. In the middle of a General Election, a murderer is stalking the man poised to be the next Prime Minister. With power almost in his grasp, Edgar Carlton will not stand idly by while his birthright is threatened. Operating in a world where right and wrong don't exist and the pursuit of power is everything, Carlyle has to find the killer before Carlton takes the law into his own hands.

Reviews

In this hard-bitten political thriller, the author skillfully portrays Carlyle as a good cop who genuinely struggles with the problems of his job and his lifestyle. Mr. Craig, a former journalist, writes with brutal candor about crimes as vicious as crimes can get.... It says something about the author's capacity for the darkest of humor when his description of a corpse superglued to a car can evoke a chuckle from the reader as police try to detach the body. -- Washington Times

As the title of James Craig's London Calling suggests, The Clash should be the soundtrack for this close to pitch-perfect debut introducing Inspector John Carlyle. -- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Craig lards his familiar tale of revenge served cold with enough expository detail for a primer on politics and enough personal background about his hero to insure that his debut mystery won't be his last. -- Kirkus Reviews

So addictive you won't be able to tear yourself away. -- Library Jour


About the Author

James Craig

James Craig worked previously as a journalist and TV producer. Born in Scotland, he has lived and worked in London for thirty years. He supports Liverpool FC.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2011

Author

James Craig

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson

Format

Paperback
356 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781849015820

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