Naked Flames
by Graham Ison

A deadly fire at a nudist club plunges DCI Harry Brock and DS Dave Poole into an explosive mix of deception, betrayal and fraud.

DCI Harry Brock’s leisurely Saturday afternoon is shattered when he receives the news that Robert Sharp, a charming, good-looking man in his thirties, has been found dead in a suspicious fire in his hut at the Pretext Club, a nudist club near Harrow.

Besides being a philandering husband, it seems Robert Sharp was a conman on the wanted list of three different constabularies, a chameleon who managed to escape the police’s clutches and justice . . . until now. Plunged into a deadly mix of deception, betrayal and fraud, Harry and his colleague DS Dave Poole soon uncover a number of people with a grudge against Robert, but can they unmask his killer

Reviews

Cleverly plotted, with wry wit, a likable copper hero, and an ingenious plot, this one will keep even seasoned mystery fans off-balance

Booklist

Fans of sweetly old-fashioned police procedurals will be rewarded

Publishers Weekly

An eminently typical Ison procedural

Kirkus Reviews

Graham Ison

During Graham Ison’s thirty-year career in Scotland Yard’s Special Branch he was involved in several espionage cases. He also spent four years at 10 Downing Street as Protection Officer to two Prime Ministers. He is an honorary agent of the US Army Criminal Investigation Command.

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Editions

Naked Flames by Graham Ison is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278896381st October 2019145 X 223mm208$28.99
Hardback978072788963828th June 2019145 X 223mm208£20.99
Hardback - Large Print978072789260724th November 2020148 X 223mm272$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978072789260730th September 2020148 X 223mm272£22.99
Paperback978178029622729th March 2021140 X 217mm208$17.95
Paperback978178029622729th January 2021140 X 217mm208£12.99
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