By Catherine Aird
Berebury, England, didn't have a simple cross of it in the course of the moment international conflict. This old fashioned Victorian city used to be destroyed whilst the Nazis dropped bomb after bomb on its ideal gardens and neat hedges. After 3 a long time of disarray, town council has ultimately began reconstructing what’s left. All all through Berebury, the sounds of hammers and saws drone on. yet in this specific day, the noise stops.
within the crater of a bomb web site, a skeleton has been came across. whereas its presence there isn’t unusual—hundreds died in bombing raids all through England—the demeanour during which the pregnant woman met her finish is sinister sufficient that Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are referred to as to the scene. the reason for dying, it kind of feels, was once no longer the blast, yet a bullet to the spine.
Inspector Sloan is the simplest there's by way of cracking the main advanced circumstances. yet can he piece jointly a homicide that’s been buried for greater than 1 / 4 century?
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A Late Phoenix (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird