The third book in Cynthia Harrod Eagles' bestselling Bill Slider crime series
'An outstanding series' NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
A Bill Slider Mystery
There's a changing of the guard at Shepherd's Bush police station. But unfortunately for Bill Slider, incoming Detective Superintendent Barrington has something to prove and no desire to make friends with his subordinates.
Luckily - or rather, unluckily - Slider has work to be getting on with, and soon the discovery of a dismembered corpse plunges him into west London's seedy underworld.
But something's not sitting right. Why did Barrington have an axe to grind with the old Detective Superintendent? The more Slider learns, the less he likes it, and the less he can believe that his job is ever going to win him friends in high places ...
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.