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City of Dreadful Night

(The first book in the Brighton Mystery series)
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First gripping mystery in the Brighton Trilogy - July 1934. A woman's torso is found in a trunk at Brighton railway station's left luggage office. Her identity is never established, her killer never caught. But someone is keeping a diary . . . July 2009. Ambitious radio journalist Kate Simpson hopes to solve the notorious Brighton Trunk Murder, and she enlists the help of ex-Chief Constable Robert Watts, whose role in the recent botched armed-police operation in Milldean, Brighton's notorious no-go area, cost him his job. But it's only a matter of time before past and present collide . . .

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Gritty, compeling and meticulously researched." - Mark Billingham

"A gripping yarn, brilliantly melding Brighton's murderous past with its murderous present. I loved it!" - Peter James

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