The second book in Cynthia Harrod Eagles' bestselling Bill Slider crime series
'An outstanding series' NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
A Bill Slider Mystery
The lot of the working copper is getting harder: new regulations, regular rousting by the top brass, a budget tighter than a Victoria corset and a DC who thinks he's in a John Le Carre novel makes it a trying time for Detective inspector Bill Slider.
Then when a noted womanizer dies in mysterious fire in a sleazy motel and the whole of his murky past comes to light, Slider begins to question whether this was suicide... or murder.
And that's not the only thing Slider is questioning. As soon as he's solved the motel mystery, Bill is going to have to put his own house in order...
Praise for the Bill Slider series:
'Slider and his creator are real discoveries'
'Sharp, witty and well-plotted'
'Harrod-Eagles and her detective hero form a class act. The style is fast, funny and furious - the plotting crisply devious'
Slider and his creator are real discoveries - Daily Mail
An outstanding series - New York Times
Sharp, witty and well-plotted - Times
Harrod-Eagles and her detective hero form a class act. The style is fast, funny and furious - the plotting crisply devious - Irish Times
It's criminal how good Harrod-Eagles is when she puts old Bill to work - Manchester Evening News
For detection fans demanding quality and heart a well as ingenious plots - Daily Mail
Witty, entertaining, and ingenious - Yorkshire Post
Cynthia Harrod-Eagles is the author of the hugely popular Morland Dynasty novels, which have captivated and enthralled readers for decades. She is also the author of the contemporary Bill Slider mystery series, as well as her recent series, War at Home, which is an epic family drama set against the backdrop of World War I. Cynthia's passions are music, wine, horses, architecture and the English countryside.