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The Circle

The Circle

The first solo case for DCI Hen Mallin, introduced in The House Sitter.

When widowed parcel-force worker Bob Naylor plucks up the courage to join a writers’ circle, he discovers a motley collection of wannabe authors whom he would rather avoid at all costs. But when a publisher is found murdered, after recently addressing the group, Bob feels compelled to stay.

Investigating Officer Hen Mallin attempts to investigate the group, despite their amateur sleuthing efforts and exhaustingly dramatic outbursts. And as another death casts the bewildered Bob in suspicion, the sinister secret of this circle finally starts to come to light . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 16th July 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781405519816


The superb Peter Lovesey provides yet another novel of unalloyed delight
The Scotsman
Lovesey, who can out-Christie Dame Agatha when he sets his mind to it, offers a smorgasbord of red herrings, a nifty plot twist, charming bits of doggerel and delicious digs at writers of the un-publishable
Kirkus Reviews
Brilliantly keeps one guessing
Daily Mail

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