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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 forty-year-old murder...

'A cracking read' BBC Radio 4

'Fast paced and very easy to get quickly lost in' Lovereading.com

Genre: Mystery

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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   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

April 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Acts of Violence
Author(s): James Craig
ISBN: 1-79973-545-1 / 978-1-79973-545-8
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


December 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Acts of Violence: 10
Author(s): James Craig
ISBN: 1-4893-7229-6 / 978-1-4893-7229-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


December 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Acts of Violence: 10 (Inspector Carlyle)
Author(s): James Craig
ISBN: 1-4893-7228-8 / 978-1-4893-7228-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


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


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


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