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Death Watch by Jim Kelly
  

Death Watch

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Death Watch by Jim Kelly

It's 5 September 1992. Fifteen-year-old Norma Jean Judd disappeared from her home never to be seen again. 5 September 2010. Exactly eighteen years later, Bryan Judd, Norma Jean's twin, is pulled from the searing heat of a hospital incinerator. When his charred remains are examined, the murder squad confirms that his death was no accident. Could it somehow be linked to his sister's disappearance? For DI Peter Shaw and DS George Valentine, the case proves their most intriguing yet. As they begin their investigation into Bryan's life, they uncover a secret world of criminal activity in Bryan's neighbourhood and at the hospital where he died. Can Shaw and Valentine solve Bryan's murder before any more lives are violently snatched away? And will they ever learn the truth about what happened to Norma Jean?

About the Author

Jim Kelly is a journalist and education correspondent for the Financial Times. He lives in Ely with the biographer Midge Gilles and their young daughter. The Water Clock, his first novel, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel of 2002. His second, The Fire Baby, publishes in February 2004 and also features Philip Dryden.


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Publication date

27th January 2011

Author

Jim Kelly

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Author's Website

www.jim-kelly.co.uk/

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
464 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780241956076

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