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The Blitz Detective series - Books 1 2 3 4: The Blitz Detective The Canning Town Murder The Custom House Murder The Stratford Murder - cover

The Blitz Detective series - Books 1 2 3 4: The Blitz Detective The Canning Town Murder The Custom House Murder The Stratford Murder

Mike Hollow

Publisher: Allison & Busby

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Summary

The Blitz Detective

September, 1940. For thousands of Londoners, the Blitz has started and normal life has abruptly ended - but crime has not. A man's body is discovered in an unmarked van in the back streets of West Ham. Detective Inspector John Jago believes that the death looks suspicious, but then a German bomb obliterates all evidence. War or no war, murder is still murder, and it's Jago's job to find the truth.

First published as Direct Hit.
The Canning Town Murder

As the Blitz takes its nightly toll on London and Hitler prepares his invasion fleet just across the Channel in occupied France, Britain is full of talk about enemy agents. No one is sure who can be trusted. In Canning Town, rescue workers are unsettled when they return to a damaged street and discover a body that shouldn't be there. As Detective Inspector John Jago digs deeper he starts to uncover a trail of deception, betrayal, and romantic entanglements...

First Published as Fifth Column.
The Custom House Murder

As London continues to endure the Blitz, people are calling for vengeance, but once again the night heralds more destruction. When dawn brings the all-clear in Custom House, people disperse, but one man remains - he is dead, stabbed through the heart. Detective Inspector John Jago discovers that the victim was a pacifist. But why, then, was he carrying a loaded revolver in his pocket?

First Published as Enemy Action.
The Stratford Murder

When an air-raid warden seeks to enforce the city's strict blackout rules at a lit-up house in Stratford, she discovers the body of a young woman, strangled to death with a stocking. For Detective Inspector John Jago, the scene brings back memories of the gruesome Soho Strangler - could there be a connection?

First published as Firing Line.
Available since: 12/21/2023.
Print length: 1000 pages.

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