A Late Phoenix (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird

By Catherine Aird

Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan is termed directly to resolve the coldest of instances during this mystery from CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird

Berebury, England, didn't have a simple cross of it throughout the moment international struggle. This old fashioned Victorian city was once destroyed while the Nazis dropped bomb after bomb on its ideal gardens and neat hedges. After 3 many years 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 within which the pregnant lady met her finish is sinister adequate that Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are referred to as to the scene. the reason for loss of life, it sort of feels, was once now not the blast, yet a bullet to the spine.
 
Inspector Sloan is the simplest there's by way of cracking the main complicated circumstances. yet can he piece jointly a homicide that’s been buried for greater than 1 / 4 century?

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