By Catherine Aird
Berebury, England, didn't have a simple cross of it through the moment international warfare. This old fashioned Victorian city was once destroyed while the Nazis dropped bomb after bomb on its excellent gardens and neat hedges. After 3 many years of disarray, town council has ultimately started reconstructing what’s left. All all through Berebury, the sounds of hammers and saws drone on. yet in this specific day, the noise stops.
within the crater of a bomb web site, a skeleton has been stumbled on. whereas its presence there isn’t unusual—hundreds died in bombing raids all through England—the demeanour within which the pregnant lady met her finish is sinister adequate that Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are referred to as to the scene. the reason for demise, it sort of feels, used to be now not the blast, yet a bullet to the spine.
Inspector Sloan is the easiest there's by way of cracking the main advanced situations. yet can he piece jointly a homicide that’s been buried for greater than 1 / 4 century?
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A Late Phoenix (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries) by Catherine Aird