Echoes of the Dead
by Sally Spencer

The third book in the new series featuring DCI Monika Paniatowski

When a recently released prisoner claims in a deathbed confession that he is innocent of the rape and murder of a young girl for which he was convicted twenty-two years earlier, DCI Monika Paniatowski is tasked to lead an unofficial investigation into his claims. At first she is reluctant, but when she learns that her old mentor Charlie Woodend was the lead detective in the case, she knows she must do everything she can to protect his reputation . . .


Spencer’s crisp third police procedural to feature plucky Det. Chief Insp. Monika Paniatowski (after 2010’s Ring of Death) offers an intriguing look at 70's style crime solving

Publishers Weekly

Spencer's third series title reflect the author's empathy and understanding of human nature as her characters display a gamut of emotions and behaviors ... The result is a near-perfect mix of procedural and top-notch mystery

Library Journal Starred Review

Shifting seamlessly between past and present versions of the case, Spencer produces a tour de force readers won't quickly forget

Kirkus Starred Reviews

A plot full of unusual twists, a flawed but likable and competent heroine, and a very satisfying conclusion make this a must-read for Spencer fans

Booklist Starred Review

Sally Spencer

Sally Spencer worked as a teacher both in England and Iran – where she witnessed the fall of the Shah. She now lives on the Costa Blanca with her partner, one rescue cat, two rescue dogs and innumerable fruit trees. Having once been an almost fanatical mahjong player, she is now obsessed with duplicate bridge.As well as the Jennie Redhead mysteries, Spencer is also the author of the successful DCI Monika Paniatowski series, the Chief Inspector Woodend mysteries and the Inspector Blackstone series.

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Echoes of the Dead by Sally Spencer is available in the following formats

Paperback978184751307631st October 2011138 X 216mm224£13.99
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