A Long Shadow (Chief Inspector Shadow Mystery Book 1)

Detective Chief Inspector John Shadow and his new partner, Sergeant Jimmy Chang find that they have a murderer right in the mediaeval centre of York in northern England.  A traditional English contemporary crime thriller complete with a set-in-his-ways detective chief inspector and an overly eager detective sergeant to help him with the tension increased as the murders piled up, will keep you on the edge of your seat.



Old sins cast long shadows…

When the bodies of a young, homeless girl and a girl who disappeared thirty years ago are found on the same day, residents in the historic city of York are aghast. It seems unlikely the two cases are related, and yet some of the same players knew both victims. As Detective Chief Inspector John Shadow and his eager new partner, Sergeant Jimmy Chang, dive into their investigation, they uncover a complicated web of pop stars, pub owners, shopkeepers and old school friends who each have something to hide.

John Shadow is a man of contradictions. A solitary figure who shuns company, but is a keen observer of all he meets. A lover of good food, but whose fridge is almost always empty. He prefers to work alone and is perpetually trying to dodge his partner, who’s full of energy, modern ideas and theories.

But as the two men gradually learn to work together to solve the case, it’s clear that the past is never as far away as you think.


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