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Yellowhammer The gripping second murder mystery in the DI Nicholas Lowry series

by James Henry

Part of the DI Nick Lowry Series

Yellowhammer The gripping second murder mystery in the DI Nicholas Lowry series Synopsis

A body on an embankment. A blast at a farmhouse. A burden on Colchester CID 'Rounded characters, a terrific sense of time and place and masterful plotting . . . a 24-carat holiday read' Guardian Fox Farm is, thanks to two corpses, neither picturesque nor peaceful. The body in its kitchen belongs to eminent historian Christopher Cliff, who has taken his own life. The second, found on the property boundary, remains unidentified. To catalyze his investigation, DI Nick Lowry enlists the services of DC Daniel Kenton and WPC Jane Gabriel. And the team soon find themselves interrogating enigmatic neighbors, antiques merchants, jilted lovers and wronged relatives. Only when they fully open their eyes and minds will they begin to unpick a web of rural rituals, dodgy dealings and fragmented families - and uncover not just one murder, but two.

Yellowhammer The gripping second murder mystery in the DI Nicholas Lowry series Press Reviews

With well-rounded characters, a terrific sense of time and place and masterful plotting, this solid police procedural is a 24-carat holiday read. * Guardian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780879840
Publication date: 30th April 2020
Author: James Henry
Publisher: riverrun an imprint of Quercus Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 464 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery, Criminal investigation & detection,

About James Henry

James Henry is the pen name for James Gurbutt, who has written four prequels to R D Wingfield's popular Frost series. He works in publishing, and lives in Essex.

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