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The Year of the Gun

(The second book in the WPC Lottie Armstrong Mystery series)
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1944: 20 years after WPC Lottie Armstrong was dismissed from Leeds police for insubordination, she's back, now a member of the Women's Auxiliary Police Corps and driving for her old boss. DCS McMillan is now head of Criminal Investigation Department, trying to keep order with a depleted force as crime grows. But when the body of a young woman is found among the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, things take a darker turn. The next night another young woman's corpse is found. Both are in the service. Both have been shot by an American pistol. As World War II rages around them, can Lottie and McMillan stop a blackout killer with a taste for murder?

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"Twenty years after she left the force, Lottie's emotions contrast tellingly with the uncertainties of the home front and the solving of a chilling set of murders." - Jan Jones

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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: The Year of the Gun (Wapc Lottie Armstrong Mystery)
Author(s): Nickson
ISBN: 0-7509-6984-9 / 978-0-7509-6984-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: The History Press
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Kindle Editions

February 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Year of the Gun (A WAPC Lottie Armstrong Mystery Book 2)
Author(s): Chris Nickson
Publisher: The Mystery Press
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September 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Year of the Gun: A WAPC Lottie Armstrong Mystery (Book 2)
Author(s): Chris Nickson
Publisher: The Mystery Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU