City of Dreadful Night
by Peter Guttridge

July 1934. A woman’s torso is found in a trunk at Brighton railway station’s left luggage office. Her identity is never established, her killer never caught. But someone is keeping a diary.

July 2009. Ambitious radio journalist Kate Simpson hopes to solve the notorious Brighton Trunk Murder, and she enlists the help of ex-Chief Constable Robert Watts, whose role in the recent botched armed-police operation in Milldean, Brighton’s notorious no-go area, cost him his job. But it’s only a matter of time before past and present collide…


City of Dreadful Night by Peter Guttridge is available in the following formats

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Peter Guttridge

Award-winning comic crime author Peter Guttridge turned from the Daft Side to the Dark Side for his Brighton mystery series, which started with City of Dreadful Night and continued most recently with The Lady of the Lake. He was also the Observer’s crime fiction critic for twelve years, and so has read far more crime fiction than is good for

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