Fakes and Lies
by Jane A. Adams

A daughter seeks Naomi Blake’s help in proving her artist father was murdered.

When artist and sometime forger Freddie Jones is found dead of an apparent heart attack, no one is surprised. Freddie drank heavily and was a lifelong smoker. The only dissenting voice comes from Freddie’s daughter, Bee. Before he died, her father confided that he was afraid of something – and she is convinced he was murdered.

Unable to interest the police, Bee takes her suspicions to her father’s old friend, Bob Taylor, who in turn seeks the advice of ex-police officer Naomi Blake. When a prominent gallery owner is murdered and a portfolio of Freddie’s drawings is stolen, it would appear to confirm Bee’s suspicions. What dangerous games had Freddie Jones been playing? And is Bee herself in danger?


A mixture of police procedural, psychological thriller, and cozy, this outing will please series fans

Publishers Weekly

Another fine entry in a special mystery series


This is a fine British procedural that will engage readers immediately and hold their attention until justice is done

Booklist on A Murderous Mind

Fans of contemporary British police procedurals should be well satisfied

Publishers Weekly on A Murderous Mind

Jane A. Adams

Jane A. Adams was born in Leicestershire and still lives there – even though it is too far from the sea. She teaches creative writing and writing skills, mentors other writers for various arts organizations and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Royal Literary Fund Associate Fellow. Her first book, The Greenway, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award and for the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award. When not writing she can often be found drawing racing dodos and armoured hares and the occasional octopus.As well as the Henry Johnstone series, Adams is the author of the highly acclaimed Naomi Blake and Rina Martin mystery series.

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Fakes and Lies by Jane A. Adams is available in the following formats

Ebook97817801094661st May 2018N/A208$14.99
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