Murder at the Loch
by Eric Brown

Crime writer sleuth Donald Langham is invited to a remote Scottish castle to solve an intriguing mystery.

It’s the bitterly cold December of 1955, and Donald Langham has been asked by his friend, private detective Ralph Ryland, to assist him on a case. Ryland has been contacted by their old commanding officer, Major Cartwright, who has reasons to believe that his life is under threat at his remote castle in the Scottish Highlands.

On arriving at the castle, Langham and Ryland learn that Major Cartwright is attempting to raise the wreck of a German fighter plane which crashed into the loch in 1945. But it’s not only the bad weather that has put a halt to the progress of the salvage. Soon after Langham’s arrival, one of Cartwright’s guests is brutally murdered – and the hunt is on to stop a ruthless killer before he – or she – strikes again


“This charming book, brings to the page well-defined characters and a classic locked-room structure. Recommend for anyone who loves English country house murders”

Library Journal

“Suspenseful outing”

Publishers Weekly

“This promises to be a fine series, if future installments are as good as the first three have been”


Eric Brown

Two times winner of the British Science Fiction Award, Eric Brown is the author of thirty science fiction novels and numerous short story collections. He writes a monthly review column for the Guardian. He has written five previous Langham & Dupré mysteries, Murder by the Book, Murder at the Chase, Murder at the Loch, Murder Take Three and Murder Takes a Turn. Born in Haworth, West Yorkshire, he now lives near Dunbar in Scotland.

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Murder at the Loch by Eric Brown is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788593729th February 2016143 X 222mm208£21.99
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