When Ruby Benson sets up her murderous husband, Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard can tell it’s going to be a long week. It is down to him to protect the woman from her killer spouse’s bloodthirsty vendetta - or die trying.
William Vivienne Butler follows in the footsteps of John Creasey and weaves a story as masterfully as the man himself. Invited to take over writing the Gideon Series on Creasey’s death, Butler hoped to keep the memory of the Master crime fiction writer alive.
John Creasey's near 600 titles have sold more than 80 million copies in over 25 languages under both his own name and 10 other pseudonyms. His style varied with each identity and led to him being regarded as a literary phenomena. Amongst the many series written were Gideon of Scotland Yard, The Toff, The Baron, Dr. Palfrey, and Inspector West, as JJ Marric, Michael Halliday, Patrick Dawlish, and others.
During his lifetime Creasey enjoyed an ever-increasing reputation both in the UK and overseas, especially the USA. This was further enhanced by constant revision of his works in order to assure the best possible be presented to his audience and also by many awards, not least of which was being honoured twice by the Mystery Writer's of America, latterly as Grand Master.