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The start of a brand-new series from the global best-selling author of the DI Hillary Greene series.

Oxford, 1960. There's a murderer on the loose, and two unlikely heroes are poised to solve the case.

Meet Trudy Loveday - smart, enthusiastic and always underestimated.

In the hope of getting her out of the way, Trudy is assigned to help coroner Clement Ryder as he reopens the case of a young woman's death. She can't believe her luck - she is actually going to be working on a real murder case.

Meanwhile, the rest of the police force are busy investigating a series of threats and murders in the local community, and Clement can't help but feel it's all linked.

As Trudy and Clement form an unlikely partnership, are they going to be the ones to solve these crimes before the murderer strikes again?

©2018 Faith Martin (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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So Glad I Bought This Book

Faith Martin is a new author to me ,.. and I am so very glad to have found this book .. I am looking forward to her other series,.. and hope that Audible will purchase the other book in this very short ,.. but satisfying series.

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  • Helen
  • 08-13-18

Dull, boring, slow.

This should have been edited to a third of its length. I didn't finish it.

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  • Sparks
  • 08-13-18

Slow and concise narrator very tiring

I enjoy Faith Martin novels this should have been a good book but it was not. The detail of the memorabilia of the decade did make me smile. Sadly the narrator was very slow and precise making it difficult to enjoy and I found it hard to finish. The storyline was weak and very longwinded. Sadly not for me.

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  • Mystery Lass
  • 09-12-18

An amazing book

At first I was a bit hesitant, thinking that the pairing of two very different characters would never work, but I was wrong.
A very good storyline whilst in the background these two characters just seemed to become real and they did work well together.

Now on to book 2

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  • Caroline Adams
  • 08-24-18

Wonderful partnership!

Loved this! So clever to introduce another female police officer having already given us Hilary Greene.

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  • mrs k p archibald
  • 08-01-18

Well read

I loved this book and the fact that it was set in my era and I grew up in Oxford, it kept me guessing and I really liked Trudy’s character. It was very well told.