Whilst detective John Blizzard looks into a series of drug-related deaths, an old nemesis appears who threatens to cloud his judgement.
Frustrated with the slow progress of his colleagues’ investigation into the deaths of several youngsters on his patch, DCI John Blizzard takes over, determined to catch the drug pushers. In so doing, he stumbles across information that might help solve a murder that occurred when he first joined CID.
Many years ago, Des Fairley was shot dead after mouthing off about feared local villain Morrie Raynor. Now with Raynor’s old righthand man on death’s door, delirious, and in hospital, the detective is convinced he will reveal secrets about the unsolved crime.
Suspecting that Raynor, whom he once put behind bars but is now free and at large, is linked to both cases, he rubs fellow officers up the wrong way when he insists on an unusual line of inquiry.
Against the wishes of his superintendent and increasingly at odds with his staff, desperate to catch Raynor, the detective puts the general hospital at the centre of his investigation. But will his instincts prove to be true, or is old age finally getting the better of the veteran crime solver.
If you enjoy murder mysteries full of red herrings and twists, THE SECRETS MAN is for you.
THE SECRETS MAN is the fourth in a series of murder mysteries set in the fictional northern city of Hafton, England.
The other books in the series are:
1. THE LONG DEAD
2. STRANGE LITTLE GIRL
3. THE RAILWAY MAN
All of which are available free with Kindle unlimited, and in paperback.
If you enjoy novels by Peter James, Val McDermid and Ian Rankin, or classic detective fiction by Agatha Christie and GK Chesterton, you'll love these books.