Soft Summer Blood
by Peter Helton

A seemingly open-and-shut case becomes increasingly complicated for Detective Inspector Liam McLusky in this intriguing police procedural.

It all seemed so simple: a murder; an obvious suspect; a shaky alibi: DI McLusky never had it so good. Until a second killing challenges all his earlier assumptions. With every new piece of evidence McLusky brings to light, the case becomes more complicated. Does it have its roots in a disappearance eighteen years earlier, or is it firmly based in the present?

Meanwhile, DI Kat Fairfield and DS Jack Sorbie are tasked with finding the daughter of a prominent Italian politician, who has disappeared while on a student exchange programme at Bristol University. Neither is overjoyed to be lumbered with a routine missing person’s case while McLusky heads a high-profile murder investigation. Until they find a dead body of their own…


“For those of you that enjoy a good British Police Procedural mystery, I recommend that you pick this one up. I’m interested to see where the next case takes DI McLusky.”

A Milton, reviewer

“Complex fourth outing for the Bristol, England, detective inspector McLusky”

Publishers Weekly

“There's plenty of police action to keep it interesting, the murders are tied to revenge and money, and the ending is shocking. Mr. Helton doesn't hold back anything.”

J Hakola, bookseller

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Soft Summer Blood by Peter Helton is available in the following formats

Ebook97817801074171st April 2016N/A224$14.99
Ebook97817801074171st April 2016N/A224£4.99
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