Dead in the Water is the fourth Campbell and Carter mystery from Ann Granger, who is one of the nation's best-loved crime writers.
Dead in the Water by Ann Granger is set in the Cotswold village of Weston Saint Ambrose and features Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter in their fourth murder mystery.
It is the wettest winter on record and as Christmas approaches the rivers burst their banks and the farmers' fields lie under several feet of water. In the village of Weston Saint Ambrose, a young girl's body is seen floating downstream and when it becomes stuck under the jetty at a reclusive writer's home, the author is alarmed to discover that he recognises the victim of a brutal murder...
Characterisation, as ever with Granger, is sharp and astringent - The Times
The plot is neat and ingenious, the characters rounded and touchingly credible ... a pleasure to read - Ham and High
The reader can expect a treat. Lively, different and fun - Yorkshire Post
She is on to another winner - Birmingham Post
Ann Granger has lived in cities all over the world, since for many years she worked for the Foreign Office and received postings to British embassies as far apart as Munich and Lusaka. She is married, with two sons, and she and her husband, who also worked for the Foreign Office, are now permanently based in Oxfordshire.