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William Shaw: a sixties London crime omnibus

William Shaw

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Crime & mystery

The complete Breen & Tozer series in one ebook omnibus: an outcast detective fights crime and corruption in sixties London.
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'Rising talent of UK crime fiction' Peter James
'A Superb Storyteller' Peter May
'Astoundingly good' Elly Griffiths
'A Modern crime master' Sun
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A SONG FROM DEAD LIPS

The Runaway

A nameless young woman is found naked and strangled in an alley on Abbey Road.
The Reject

DS Cathal Breen, an outcast in the Marylebone CID, struggles to make sense of the case.
The Rookie

Until new recruit WPC Helen Tozer - the first woman to join the team - makes a breakthrough.

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A HOUSE OF KNIVES

The Black Sheep

The wayward son of a rising MP is mutilated and burnt in suspicious circumstances.
The Honest Detective

DS Cathal Breen dodges political embargo and death threats to pursue the case.
The Rolling Stone

Notorious art dealer Robert Fraser may provide the only clue - if only he will talk.

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A BOOK OF SCARS

Never forgotten

Teenager Alexandra Tozer was murdered on her family's farm. Five years later, her sister Helen will return.

Never suspected

As soon as DS Breen tracks down the original investigating sergeant, the man goes missing. And so does Helen.

Never revealed

The only connection between the suspects is the Kenya Emergency - a nightmare that Englishmen prefer to forget.

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SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL

London 1969:
A detective in love. A crime of passion.

The devil: She made a profit from rich men. They paid for her youth. She paid with her life.

The angel: To investigate the prostitute's murder, DS Cathal Breen isn't scared to question powerful suspects.

The fall: But when a mysterious man from MI6 calls, Breen begins to fear he's uncovered a spy scandal.

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William Shaw

William Shaw has been shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger, longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year and nominated for a Barry Award. A regular at festivals, he organises panel talks and CWA events across the south east.
Shaw is the author of the acclaimed Breen & Tozer crime series: A Song from Dead Lips, A House of Knives, A Book of Scars and Sympathy for the Devil; and the standalone bestseller The Birdwatcher. He is writing a new crime series starring the character DS Alexandra Cupidi from The Birdwatcher, the first of which is Salt Lane. He worked as a journalist for over twenty years and lives in Brighton.

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