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The Man at the Wheel

(The God Squad Bod)
(The second book in the Inspector Peckover series)
A novel by


'Hilarious ... ' - Times Literary Supplement

Reporter Peter Ramsden once came to blows with the chauffeur of a hired limo and knocked out the driver's tooth with a lucky punch.

Soon after, the limo crashed, leaving the four passengers dead - and both the driver and a million pounds missing.

The passengers, rich Arab sheiks, apparently always carried their money with them and their furious relatives soon suspect that it has been stolen.

Only Ramsden had seen the chauffeur, and he didn't expect to see him again ... especially not years later as the Reverend Jody James, a fanatical evangelist with a bizarre agenda.

Suddenly Ramsden was after the biggest story of his life ... or a very quick way to die - after receiving anonymous threats warning him there will be severe and violent repercussions if he persists in his attempts to probe the Reverend, and possibly expose him.

When Scotland Yard's Inspector Henry Peckover heard the threats against the London reporter, he too jumped on the Bible bandwagon and found himself in Little Rock, Arkansas, on the trail of a killer who mixed ol' time religion with greed, lust, and unholy murder.

Despite the dangers, Ramsden continues to follow the Reverend and the suspect activities of the 'First Born-Again Church of God'.

Ominous press conferences, extreme security and women with conflicting loyalties take Ramsden on a dangerous journey - but the truth must be uncovered and Ramsden acts with increasing recklessness in order to get the information he needs...

Praise for Michael Kenyon:

'Hilarious ... a plot that grips like a clothespeg' - Times Literary Supplement

Michael Kenyon was born in Huddersfield in 1931. He was a reporter for the Bristol Evening Post, News Chronicle, and the Guardian, and has taught English and journalism at universities in the USA. For seven years he lived in France, and recently worked as cook to an American family in their beach palace on Long Island. He is married with three daughters.

Genre: Mystery

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