by Nick Oldham

Secrets, lies, murder . . . and planning permission. Henry Christie is pulled into two chilling murder investigations and uncovers dark secrets dating back to the Second World War in this unflinching thriller.

Henry Christie is focused on running his pub, the Tawny Owl, where he learns of the Kendleton protest group’s fury with James Twain, a local property developer, and the keen desire of some residents to solve a murder that stretches back to the Second World War.

When James is viciously killed in his barn, and another body is found in similar disturbing circumstances nearby, Henry is drawn into the investigations and the villagers’ dark wartime secrets. Pulled out of retirement once more to lead a double murder inquiry for Lancashire police, can he uncover the truth behind chilling events both past and present?


“This edge-of-the seat narrative, with constantly ratcheting tension, features a twist-a-minute plot and a thoroughly unexpected shock ending”

Booklist on Tranfusion

“Understated exposition and violent set pieces, all professionally handled throughout”

Kirkus Reviews on Transfusion

“Fans of Oldham’s Henry Christie series will already know to expect an action-packed, violence-filled, edge-of-the-seat thriller, while readers not yet familiar with this excellent series have a real treat in store . . . A meaty plot full of white-knuckle suspense makes this a cracking-good read”

Booklist on Bad Timing

“Taut . . . Fully realized characters complement the well-crafted plot. Oldham shows no signs of losing steam”

Publishers Weekly on Bad Timing

Nick Oldham

Nick Oldham is a retired police inspector who served in the force from the age of nineteen. As well as the acclaimed Henry Christie novels, he is the author of the Steve Flynn series.

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Demolition by Nick Oldham is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483069616th September 2022N/A224$14.99
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