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The Last Straw

(2014)
(The first book in the DCI Warren Jones series)
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When Professor Alan Tunbridge is discovered in his office with his throat slashed, the suspects start queuing up. The brilliant but unpleasant microbiologist had a genius for making enemies.For Warren Jones, newly appointed Detective Chief Inspector to the Middlesbury force, a high-profile murder is the ideal opportunity. He's determined to run a thorough and professional investigation but political pressure to resolve the case quickly and tensions in the office and at home make life anything but easy.
Everything seems to point to one vengeful man but the financial potential of the professor's pioneering research takes the inquiry in an intriguing and, for Jones and his team, dangerous direction.


More DCI Warren Jones books by Paul Gitsham:
No Smoke Without Fire
Blood is Thicker Than Water
Silent as the Grave

Praise for Paul Gitsham:"A wonderfully classy crime novel. Fluent writing style, great pace to the action. What's not to like? I'll be reading number 2 as quickly as I can download it. Highly recommended. Crime Writing at its very best" - Kate Rhodes, author of Crossbones Yard and the Alice Quentin series

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Highly recommended. Crime Writing at its very best." - Kate Rhodes


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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Straw (A DCI Warren Jones Novel): Book 1
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
ISBN: 0-263-91758-4 / 978-0-263-91758-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last Straw: DCI Warren Jone, Book 1
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Last Straw: DCI Warren Jone, Book 1
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Last Straw: DCI Warren Jone, Book 1
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last Straw: DCI Warren Jone, Book 1
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Straw: A gripping crime thriller full of mystery and suspense (DCI Warren Jones, Book 1)
Author(s): Paul Gitsham
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU