Death Toll

A Mystery

A Detective Shaw Mystery (Volume 3 of 3)

Jim Kelly

Minotaur Books

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“Ever since the days of Agatha Christie, the great divide in the British detective story has been between plot and character…The novels of Jim Kelly are. . . a find.” —The New York Times Book Review

Rookie detective Peter Shaw teams up with his father’s tough expartner to investigate both a gruesome series of present-day murders and some unfinished business from the past.

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DEATH TOLL (Chapter 1)

Sunday, 12 December 2010

DI Peter Shaw stood amongst the gravestones of Flensing Meadow Cemetery, his walking boots invisible in a ground mist that had slipped off the river with the tide and trickled over the grass, filling the reopened graves. High tide: and on that high tide an Icelandic trawler was coming up the river in the night, a house of lights and rasping chains, and bouncing across the moonlit water the voices of men speaking a savage language. Stars turned above Shaw's head like a planetarium. The mist was damp and it made the meadow smell of rotting

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JIM KELLY, the son of a Scotland yard detective and winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library award, lives in England.

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Death Toll
A Mystery
Jim Kelly

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
June 2011
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ISBN: 9781429970068
ISBN10: 1429970065
432 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
June 2011
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ISBN: 9780312573522
ISBN10: 0312573529
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 464 pages
$39.99
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