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Letter From the Dead

(The first book in the Detective Inspector Declan Walsh series)
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"By the time you read this, I will be dead..."

When Victoria Davies was murdered in 2001, all evidence pointed to her husband Michael. But twenty years later a letter has appeared, written by Victoria before her death; a letter that was never received, and reveals new suspects; Labour MPs Shaun Donnal, Andrew MacIntyre and Charles Baker.

But two decades on, life has changed for these men. Donnal is now a paranoid alcoholic living on the streets of London, 'Andy Mac' is a popular YouTube Evangelist and Charles Baker is the current Conservative Home Secretary, and bookie's choice for next Prime Minister in the upcoming Leadership Election.

Now Detective Inspector Declan Walsh must navigate a minefield filled with political intrigue, adulterous affairs and brutal, bloody murder, as he tries to solve the case, with each suspect leading his new team to another skeleton in the closet...

Can they solve the case -- before
history repeats itself?

The debut book in a new series of procedural crime thrillers featuring DI Declan Walsh and the team of the Last Chance Saloon, Letter from the Dead is perfect for fans of J.D Kirk, L.J Ross, J M Dalgliesh,Ian Rankin, Rachel McLean, Alex Smith and Ann Cleeves, among others.


What people are saying about Jack Gatland:

"⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is one of those books that will keep you up past your bedtime, as each chapter lures you into reading just one more."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fantastic book, if you’re a fan of crime and police procedurals, oh boy, you’ll love this one."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I have read all the books in the series so far and enjoyed them all... I couldn't go to bed till I had finished it."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Outstanding. Full of twists and turns, false leads and an ending so brilliant I was gasping out loud. Amazing."

"⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This book is better than anything on the telly. Very entertaining."

Genre: Mystery

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