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Death Toll

Death Toll

A Mystery

A Detective Shaw Mystery (Volume 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 ex-partner yet again to investigate both a gruesome series of present-day murders and some unfinished business from the past, in Death Toll, the third book in the Detective Shaw Mystery series.

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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,...

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“Kelly writes impeccable prose and creates compelling characters.” - Kirkus Reviews

“The third book into Kelly's Lynn-based series sees the author at the top of his game.” - The Guardian

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Jim Kelly

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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