By Catherine Aird
Berebury, England, didn't have a simple pass of it through the moment global battle. This old fashioned Victorian city used to be destroyed while the Nazis dropped bomb after bomb on its excellent gardens and neat hedges. After 3 a long time of disarray, the city 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 discovered. whereas its presence there isn’t unusual—hundreds died in bombing raids all through England—the demeanour within which the pregnant woman met her finish is sinister sufficient that Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are known as to the scene. the reason for loss of life, it kind of feels, was once now not the blast, yet a bullet to the spine.
Inspector Sloan is the easiest there's by way of cracking the main advanced situations. 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