I even managed to do a bit of studying, too! I have many reasons to thank the University of Leeds in addition to the education and the music I got there, not least for taking many boxes of my manuscripts, notebooks and random scribblings and giving them a home in the special collections of the Brotherton Library. I was able to visit the stacks and see the collection on the shelves, all neatly boxed and catalogued.
One of the members of the English Department was actually consulting one of my old notebooks for a paper she was working on. A few years ago my wife and I were able to set up a scholarship at the university for students from poorer backgrounds wanting to study English, with an interest in writing. Georgia is doing her masters, Dominick his PhD, and Eva, a second year student, had just won a university poetry competition, so that was a nice little extra. Also, outside the hall, I got to see my Leeds Alumni banner. Get your copy now! More to the point, we enjoyed ourselves!
There are six episodes, and in each one a crime writer discusses a true cold case with presenter Simon Toyne. Banks and his team find themselves with two suspicious deaths. One involves the apparent suicide of a young local student, whose body is found in an abandoned car on a lonely country road. How did she get there?
Where did she die? Who moved her, and why? The other case concerns a man in his sixties found dead in a gully up on the wild moorland. He is wearing an expensive suit and carrying no identification. Post mortem findings indicate that he died from injuries sustained during the fall. The button-down, Oxford-educated Raja Williams and the hipster, wild-child hacker Vinny Moore make a strange pairing but they work hand-in-glove.
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The two of them do whatever it takes to bring justice to those who have nowhere else to turn. This set includes Books 1, 2 and 3 in the volume Raja Williams series. Each novel has rich, supporting characters and a taste of the local culture. The writing style is lean and fast paced, with a hint of hard-boiled and plenty of humorous banter. As more bodies pile up, they find themselves targeted by a powerful enemy with much to hide, and must race to uncover the truth before everyone involved, including the two of them, ends up dead.
C'est la Vie: The search for a professor's wife leads Raja and Vinny deep into the French underworld,including the club scene riddled with designer drugs, and a modern day white slave trade. Will they find the missing woman before she falls victim to the elusive international criminal known only as the Scorpion? Swimming Upstream: The discovery of a sinister scorched-earth plot to hide the truth takes Raja and Vinny to the Arctic wilds of Canada and lands them in the middle of a battle over the riches of the pristine wilderness.
If assassins don't kill them, the sub-zero weather just might. What Amazon readers are saying: "Best detective since Sherlock Holmes! So, I'm always looking for another new author, to fill the space in between new releases of my authors.
From the first chapter, I was hooked. The story, the characters, and the pace were outstanding. Plenty of action, good stories and well-developed plots. This is a fabulous series. Highly recommend! They are complex, interesting, surprising and always entertaining.
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A wealthy businessman—well-known and respected—has been murdered, and there is little evidence to who the killer is. Officer Oliver Keyes is struggling to make detective, and this case may finally be the break he needs.
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He sensed he was fighting a losing battle against the competition of cinema and radio. Yet he and his wife still had ambitions for the career of their talented young daughter, the star of the show. But when she is murdered, their drama turns to tragedy. Why would anyone want to kill her? Devil Under the Skin is a tense, taut thriller about the power of ambition, whatever the setting.
He wrote magazine articles, short stories and radio features as well as numerous novels including Crane and The Silent Voyage. When did you see your first dead body? It is and Albie Edwards is given the position of acting sergeant. His first investigation centres around the case of a missing girl.
During the course of the investigation, Edwards finds himself under pressure to save the victim and find the attacker before they strike again. A lack of sleep and a need to further his career begin to play havoc with his thoughts. As the pressure builds, his memories take him back to his own childhood. Memories that should remain buried. When a steam train goes missing near the idyllic English village of Esterbrook, it's up to the local tea drinking club dubbed "the Saucers"--an aristocrat, a witch, a necromancer, a priest and a builder--to uncover the truth behind the vanishment before it's too late.
Candice Stevens knows the best way to atone for the blood on her hands is to silence a murderer before he strikes again.