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Buckingham Palace Blues by James Craig

Buckingham Palace Blues

Part of the Inspector Carlyle Series
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August 2012 Book of the Month.

3rd in the series of top-notch London-based crime novels. An abandoned and sexually abused young girl is found in Green Park and she insists she lives in Buckingham Palace. Family man Inspector John Carlyle is justifiably outraged and won’t stop until he catches the perpetrators – or they stop him first. These are addictive reads and like the last two you will want to read it in one sitting.

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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Buckingham Palace Blues by James Craig

When Inspector John Carlyle discovers a disorientated girl in a park near Buckingham Palace, he takes it upon himself to find out who she is and where she's from. His hunt for the identity of this lost girl takes him from Ukrainian gangsters in North London to the lower reaches of the British aristocracy.


Fast paced and very easy to get quickly lost in * * A cracking read * BBC Radio 4 *

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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2nd August 2012


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Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson


304 pages


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