by Graham Ison
As the Great War grinds to its bloody finale, DI Hardcastle is encumbered with a frustrating and complicated investigation . . .
March, 1918. The Great War is grinding slowly to its bloody finale. Divisional Detective Inspector Ernest Hardcastle, head of the Whitehall Division of the Metropolitan Police, is called to a body is recovered from the Thames. Mavis Parker, the victim and attractive widow, proves to be a good-time girl, and to complicate matters, all the suspects seem to be known to each other, including a South African who purports to be an actor. But it is when Special Branch intervene that things really get complicated . .
Genre: Historical Crime & Mystery
“Meticulously researched historical details, period ambience, authentic British working class dialogue, a splendid plot, gentle humor, and two clever detectives add up to an outstanding historical procedural.”
Hardcastle’s Frustration by Graham Ison is available in the following formats
|Paperback||9781847514318||31st May 2013||140 X 215mm||192||£13.99|
The Hardcastle & Marriott historical mystery Series