This is a selection of 11 crime stories collected together in this book by the author.Each individual story is well crafted and generate tension,twists and surprise for the reader.
They were very enjoyable and were a genuine page-turner.
The contents of the stories cover the ambit of crime fiction from fraud and conmen to robbery and murder and one cannot avoid been drawn into the characters portrayed by Iain Rowan.
Enjoyable Crime novel featuring female detective Sam Banter and her male partner Frederick Bashir. The heroine is a single mother bringing up a ten year old daughter and she is given "a cold case" involving a black murdered five years before and which remains unsolved. Sam is up for promotion to Detective Sergeant in competition with a male colleague with the winner the first to solve their respective "cold cases". Maryann,her daughter who is a loner and gifted joins up in school with three similar gifted boys to form the Paperboys club.Throw-in a patient at a mental asylum,Clarence who can "see" and "feel" things around people and you have the make-up of a supernatural thriller. I read this novel on an island off the south-west coast of Ireland during my holidays and it was a wonderful page-turner.Thanks to the author.