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Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan

In this long-running mystery series from Catherine Aird, British detective Chief Inspector Sloan investigates murders with his assistant Constable Crosby. With more than two dozen books in the series, beginning with The Religious Body, Aird has delighted fans with her traditional police procedurals for decades. “Trust mystery writer Catherine Aird to add her own special twists and lots of biting wit to murder…the settings are classic, the characters delightfully quirky, and the words of wisdom many.” (Boston Herald on Amendment of Life).

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 23)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • When Jack Haines reports a break-in at his greenhouse, the motive of the intruder is unclear. Other than the destruction of some expensive orchids, no damage has been done, and nothing seems to be...

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 22)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • "Aird's delicious concoctions are never less than elegant and mischievously sharp."
      —The Times (London)

      DCI Sloan and Constable Crosby are on the case again. A young girl...

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 21)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Detective Chief Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Calleshire Police Department returns in Catherine Aird's latest witty, literate procedural. Accompanied by the not notably competent Constable Crosby, Sloan investigates a potential theft which expands quickly into arson and murder.

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 20)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Detective Chief Inspector (D.C.I.) C. D. Sloan works in the deceptively quiet town and county of Calleshire, where for many years he's endured the pressures of his demanding, unreasonable boss and...

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    • Amendment of Life

    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 19)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • For decades, Catherine Aird's crime novels featuring C.D. Sloan have been beloved by fans and lauded by critics for their adroit plotting, playful wit, and literate charm. With Amendment of...

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 18)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • A large collection of artifacts is left to the Calleshire museum in the will of a local man once prominent in the British colonial service. But Inspector C. D. Sloan of the local police gets involved...

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan (Volume 17)
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • In Catherine Aird's Stiff News, a letter received by an old woman's son after her death alerts Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan that one woman's death by natural causes in a local nursing...

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    • Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan
      Catherine Aird
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • A wealthy businessman has died under suspicious circumstances. A Christmas with the family provides more drama than could be expected. A girl accuses the hospital of killing her grandmother. In...

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Catherine Aird

Catherine Aird is the author of twenty-odd crime novels and story collections, most of which feature Detective Chief Inspector C. D. Sloan. She holds an honorary M. A. from the University of Kent and was made an M.B.E. Her more recent works include Amendment of Life, Past Tense and Losing Ground. She lives in England.