The Second DI Ian Peterson Mystery.
A man plummets to his death during the York Races. Suicide or murder? Newly-promoted DI Ian Peterson is plunged into a complex and high-profile case, and as the body count increases, the pressure mounts for his team to solve the crimes quickly. But the killer is following the investigation far more keenly than Ian realises and time is running out as the case suddenly gets a lot closer to home...
'Leigh Russell has become one of the most impressively dependable purveyors of the English police procedural.'Marcel Berlins, The Times
'Leigh Russell weaves a fascinating tale that had me completely foxed. Whilst the mystery is tantalising the characters also fascinate, so clearly are they drawn.'Mystery People
Leigh Russell is the author of internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel series: CUT SHORT, ROAD CLOSED, DEAD END, DEATH BED, STOP DEAD, FATAL ACT, KILLER PLAN, MURDER RING, DEADLY ALIBI and CLASS MURDER. The series has sold over a million copies worldwide. CUT SHORT was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award, and Leigh has been longlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. Her books have been #1 on Amazon Kindle and iTunes with STOP DEAD and MURDER RING selected as finalists for The People's Book Prize. Leigh is chair of the CWA's Debut Dagger Award judging panel and a Royal Literary Fellow. Leigh studied at the University of Kent, gaining a Master's degree in English and American Literature. She is married with two daughters and a granddaughter, and lives in London.
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'If you enjoy a well-written mystery with a well constructed and thought-out plot line, then this is the book for you... it is my BOOK OF THE MONTH.'Crime Book Club