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Death In The Harbour

(The second book in the Inspector Alun Ryga series)
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Myra Swinley is convinced that her police constable husband’s death was no accident, and that he would never have lost his footing on a dark, foggy November night on the quayside of Newhaven Harbour while on his beat. Determined to get to the truth she visits Scotland Yard to ask his former friend, Detective Superintendent Street, to investigate. Street says they have no basis to do so, but when Myra fails to return home from her visit to the Yard, Inspector Ryga is sent down to the Sussex coast to investigate. Accompanied by former war photographer, Eva Paisley, who has been airlifted back to England after suffering a wound incurred in Korea, Ryga’s investigation soon begins to uncover some puzzling facts. Painstakingly, and with Eva’s assistance, Ryga begins to unravel the mystery of why an ordinary police constable was murdered and his sensible law-abiding wife has gone missing.

“Captures the period perfectly. A first-class series. Highly recommended.” Mystery People Magazine (Death in the Cove)
"A great read and one I recommend to any crime fans" BH Living Magazine
“Pure detection mixed with a bit of history. Love these new characters and the setting is great.” Goodreads

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

October 2020 : Paperback

Title: Death In The Harbour: An Inspector Alun Ryga Mystery (Inspector Alun Ryga Mysteries)
Author(s): Pauline Rowson
ISBN: 1-916091-58-X / 978-1-916091-58-0
Publisher: Fathom
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Kindle Editions

November 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Death In The Harbour: An Inspector Alun Ryga Mystery (Inspector Alun Ryga Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Pauline Rowson
Publisher: Fathom
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU