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Death in the Nets – an Inspector Ryga Mystery packed with twists and turns
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Former war photographer, Eva Paisley, insists that Scotland Yard detective, Inspector Ryga, return with her to the Devon coast where she has been staying with a friend, a former refugee from Belgium. Eva remains tight-lipped about the reason, saying only that she’s puzzled and concerned over something she has heard since arriving there a week ago.
Ryga, off duty for the weekend, is only too pleased to escape London for the sea air and spend time in Eva’s company.
She takes him to a house in the fishing port of Brixham where the son of her friend is adamant that he’s seen a body on the shore ‘all bashed up’. Eva claims the little boy has been talking of nothing more for a week. The boy’s mother dismisses it as an over-active imagination but Eva’s not convinced. Now the child is adamant the body he saw was on the very night of their arrival.
Ryga asks the child to take them to the location, not expecting to see anything, but is stunned to find the child has been telling the truth; on the dark shore, on the wet January night is indeed the body of a man, stabbed through the heart and tangled up in fishing nets.
After making some preliminary enquiries, Ryga, who has no jurisdiction to investigate, has to hand the case over to the local police. Very soon though, after a series of startling revelations, he is summoned back to Devon to discover why the dead man who left the town eleven years ago has returned and why someone hated him enough to murder him.
“Another excellent, thought-provoking book from a clever author who knows how to put a plot together.” Amazon
“Ms. Rowson’s characters are always well-defined and individual people. Death in the Nets is another satisfying read, and I look forward to the next in the series.” Amazon
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The Chale Bay Murders (DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 7)
The Portchester Castle Murders (DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 6)
The Isle of Wight Murders (DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery Book 5)
The Royal Hotel Murders (A DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 4)
The Horsea Marina Murders (DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 3)
The Langstone Harbour Murders (DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery 2)
The Portsmouth Murders – DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery (1)
Dead Sea – a fast-paced Art Marvik mystery thriller
Death in the Harbour – an utterly gripping Inspector Ryga Mystery
Dead Passage – DI Andy Horton (14)
DEATH IN THE COVE – Inspector Ryga – for lovers of mysteries without the gory details
A Deadly Wake – DI Andy Horton (15)
Dangerous Cargo – another pulse pounding adventure for Art Marvik
Lethal Waves – DI Andy Horton (13)
Lost Voyage – for mystery thriller lovers who like plenty of action
Shroud of Evil -DI Andy Horton (11)
Fatal Catch- DI Andy Horton (12)l
Silent Running – Action fans need Art Marvik mystery thrillers on their radar
Death Surge – DI Andy Horton (10)
In Cold Daylight – A gripping fast-paced mystery thriller packed with twists and turns
In For the Kill – mystery thriller – what happens to one man when his identity is stolen
A Killing Coast – DI Andy Horton (7)
Death Lies Beneath -DI Andy Horton (8)
Undercurrent – DI Andy Horton (9)
Dead Man’s Wharf – DI Andy Horton (4)
Blood on the Sand – DI Andy Horton (5)
Footsteps on the Shore ( DI Andy Horton (6)
Tide of Death – DI Andy Horton (1)
Deadly Waters – DI Andy Horton (2)
The Suffocating Sea – DI Andy Horton (3)
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