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Crème de la Crime, 2012 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Journalist Philip Dryden is shocked to be informed by police that his father has been killed in a car accident – he drowned during the fenland floods of 1977, 35 years before. At the same time, two unrelated cases are demanding Dryden's professional attention: a body riddled with bullets found hanging in the middle of a lettuce field, and a couple protesting that the local council has buried their baby daughter in a pauper's grave without permission. As Dryden pieces the clues together, he realizes that the three cases may be related after all . . .

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Cambridgeshire reporter Philip Dryden (The Skeleton Man, 2008, etc.) returns to solve the mystery of his father's death—an especially challenging case, considering that the old man apparently died ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

A previous Dagger in the Library winner, Jim Kelly is the author of four Peter Shaw crime novels and five previous novels in the Philip Dryden series. He lives in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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