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Download kindle Ê Shamus Dust Û 376 pages Í Two candles flaring at a Christmas crib A nurse who steps inside a church to light them A gunshot emptied in a man’s head in the creaking stillness before dawn that the nurse says she didn’t hear It’s 1947 in the snowbound war scarred City of London where Pandora’s Box justTo help spare his blushes Like the Buddha says everything is connected So it all can be explained But that’s a little cryptic when you happen to be the shamus and you’re standing over a corpse This amazing eventful book has been my very first experience with this author and I have to say that it has been a very thrilling and entertaining oneStory telling by this author is of a superb uality all the characters come splendidly to life within this crime thriller and besides that the gloomy dark atmosphere and sinister parts of London in 1947 come gloriously off the pagesIt's a fast paced and action packed detectivecrime thriller which starts off with a big bang and keeps you spellbound right till the endThe story starts off in London in 1947 when PI Mr Newman gets a phone call from Councillor Drake to start investigating a case that seems to have occurred in one of his propertieAfter arriving there PI Newman soon discovers a body of a murdered man Raymond Jarrett close by lying in the porch of a church and his death is closely followed with the killings of Dillys Valentine Prof Michael Garfield and Nurse Estelle GreerWhat is certain is that all four murders are connected with each other the connection being aristocratic power huge property and big money while Police DI McAlester is also playing a sinister part with his investigations and actions concerning these murders by only suspecting and condemning Henry Beaufort while PI Newman has someone entirely else in his mind and visionWhat is to follow is an action packed detectivecrime thriller into which PI Newman will have to come up with a scheme to make his investigations and results work in an attempt to find the truth behind these killings and so in the end being able to unravel the surprising murdererVery much recommended because this is a gripping detectivecrime thriller and in my view a must read for lovers of this kind of fiction I for one look forward to this author's next instalment and that's why I want to call this book A Terrific Debut DetectiveCrime ThrillerI like to thank the author for my digital copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased and honest review

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Two candles flaring at a Christmas crib A nurse who steps inside a church to light them A gunshot emptied in a man’s head in the creaking stillness before dawn that the nurse says she didn’t h Debut author Janet Roger uncannily channels the likes of hard boiled detective authors such as Raymond Chandler in this gritty post war historical crime novel set in 1947 in a desperately freezing snowy and fog ridden London The cool shamus in uestion is American PI Newman called early on Christmas morning by a new client a city grandee Councilor Drake that has him visiting the scene of the murder of Raymond Jarrett a blackmailer and pimp shot dead outside a church living in a apartment rented out by Drake His body is discovered by nurse Estelle Greer but DI McAlestor that Newman is supposed to meet is not there So begins a complicated investigation for Newman in the bombed out wreckage of a gloomy ration book city impoverished colourless with its powerful elites and dirty corrupt brutal police officers less interested in the truth and investigation looking instead for convenient patsies as the bodies begin to pile upThe small suare mile of the City of London is looking to reconstruct and redevelop the financial heart of a Britain in the throes of losing its empire and its currency in crisis Such projects offers opportunities for the already wealthy and racketeers to enrich themselves further and profiteer a greed that does not look kindly on obstacles that stand in their way Newman founds himself negotiating the powerful and influential including his client with their secrets and lies The charismatic advising archaeologist to the city Professor Garfield is missing a man with a penchant for young men including his assistant Henry Beaufort a member of an influential aristocratic family As Newman finds himself on the end of terrifying violence he finds help from an unlikely source the temporary medical examiner Dr Kathryn Swinford in his search for the truthJanet Roger engages in impeccable research in this atmospheric and ish historical novel with its diverse skilfully depicted range of characters its sharp and often witty dialogue and lyrical prose For a debut this is astonishingly good with all the reuisite elements that comprise hard boiled detective fiction all done with style and panache It has the political intrigue the glamorous dames lies and sordid secrets racketeers a morally compromised police force and a PI that just will not give up no matter the brutal beatings he undergoes or the financial carrots on offer If you are a fan of hard boiled classic detective fiction then this is an absolute must read Many thanks to Troubadour Publishing for an ARC

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Shamus Dust Ear It’s 1947 in the snowbound war scarred City of London where Pandora’s Box just got opened in the ruins City Police has a vice killing on its hands and a spooked councilor hires a shamus Shamus Dust is one of those unexpected surprises When you open up this box don't assume it's just another wannabe Hardboiled tale Set in post war London with a third of the city bombed out ruins and folks still recovering from wartime separation these dark gloomy streets are a treacherous warren of intrigue Murder corruption scandal are here in force And it will take than just ordinary wits to decipher what's up and who done it Written in rich thick prose that you could get lost in this is a spectacular journey Don't make the mistake of skimming anything there's a lot on every page and all of it is important Don't blink or you might miss something important A very impressive debut indeed