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The Red Horse

(Book 15 in the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery series)
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Just days after the Liberation of Paris, Billy and Kaz are brought to Saint Albans Convalescent Hospital in the English countryside. Kaz has been diagnosed with a heart condition, and Billy is dealing with emotional exhaustion and his recent methamphetamine abuse. Meanwhile, Billy's love, Diana Seaton, has been taken to Ravensbruck, the Nazi concentration camp for women, and Kaz's sister, Angelika, who he recently learned was alive and working with the Polish Underground, has also been captured and transported to Ravensbruck.

This news is brought by (retired) British Major Cosgrove, whose asks Billy for help, unofficially, in solving what he thinks was the murder of a British agent recuperating at Saint Albans. The convalescent hospital is really a secret installation for those in the world of clandestine warfare to recover from wounds, physical and emotional. Some are allowed to leave; others are deemed security risks and are kept in virtual imprisonment. When a second body is found, it is evident that a killer has found his or her way into this high-security enclave.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

September 2020 : USA Hardback

Title: The Red Horse (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery)
Author(s): James R Benn
ISBN: 1-64129-100-1 / 978-1-64129-100-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

July 2020 : Canada, UK, Australia Kindle edition

Title: The Red Horse (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery Book 15)
Author(s): James R Benn
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU