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The Canal Murders - cover

The Canal Murders

Christina James

Publisher: Bloodhound Books

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“I absolutely loved reading this, edge of your seat gripping thriller . . . totally captivated me from beginning to end . . . fantastic.” —Goodreads reviewer, five starsIn England’s East Midlands, a harried police detective juggles multiple cases that soon reveal the depths of human depravity . . . DI Tim Yates has been following up for months on reports of missing farm machinery—with no success—when a local farmer and philanthropist is physically assaulted. Could this be a lead? If so, it doesn’t take Yates very far, since the victim, Jack Fovargue, refuses to accept any help. Meanwhile, there’s a more urgent case to attend to—a decapitated body has been found in the Fossdyke Canal. This may be the first clue that finally connects a series of recent disappearances: a paper girl out on her rounds; a prostitute abducted off the street; an immigrant woman who vanished after stepping off a bus. After frogmen find two more corpses in the canal, and Yates’s researcher wife notes a similarity to a long-ago case someone is already in prison for, the situation starts becoming as murky as the canal itself . . .
Available since: 06/21/2022.
Print length: 200 pages.

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