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Acts of Violence

(2016)
(The tenth book in the Inspector Carlyle series)
A novel by

 
 
Awakening the sleeping dragon...

Smooth expat Michael Nicholson is a fixer, getting on by doing favours for the rich and powerful in booming China. When he makes the mistake of getting too close to one of his clients, the wife of a leading Communist Party official, the ageing Lothario fears for his life as a vengeful husband decides to put his house in order.

So when a domestic dispute from the other side of the world leads to a shoot-out in a luxury penthouse apartment in Chelsea, an ex-cop called Marvin Taylor is one of the casualties. Inspector John Carlyle is little more than a casual onlooker until Taylor's widow turns up, looking for answers.

The inspector is drawn into the morass of dealing and double dealing, much to the dismay of his boss, Carole Simpson, who wants him to focus on Barbara Hutton, a Bloomsbury housewife who may - or may not - be a former German terrorist wanted for a 40-year-old murder....

Genre: Mystery    

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Used availability for James Craig's Acts of Violence

Paperback Editions

February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Acts of Violence (Inspector Carlyle)
Author(s): James Craig
ISBN: 1-4721-1512-0 / 978-1-4721-1512-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

October 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Acts of Violence
Author(s): James Craig
ISBN: 1-5226-4244-7 / 978-1-5226-4244-2
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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February 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Acts of Violence: Inspector Carlyle, Book 10
Author(s): James Craig
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


February 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Acts of Violence: Inspector Carlyle, Book 10
Author(s): James Craig
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Acts of Violence: Inspector Carlyle, Book 10
Author(s): James Craig
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Acts of Violence
Author(s): James Craig
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Acts of Violence (Inspector Carlyle Book 10)
Author(s): James Craig
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK