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Late Checkout

(2016)
(The first book in the DCI Kenny Murrain series)
A novel by

 
 
LATE CHECKOUT

DCI Kenny Murrain sees, hears and feels things that others do not. It’s a gift but also a curse.
When he wakes to the phantom sound of screaming he knows a murder has been committed but not where or why.
Then a woman’s body is found in a Stockport hotel room. It’s a murder that seems both frenzied and carefully planned, the scene expertly cleansed of any evidence.
Over the following days, more bodies are discovered, first in an upmarket spa on the Pennine moors, then in a run-down budget hotel on the outskirts of Manchester.
The same frenzied attacks, the same meticulous planning. The same killer.
The victims all have links to one man, a police colleague with a dark past. But Murrain discovers a more unexpected connection—with Marie Donovan, a former undercover officer now part of Murrain’s own team.
As the killer closes in on a fourth victim, Murrain knows that time is running out. But the outcome will be more unexpected and more terrifying than even he can imagine…

Praise for Alex Walters

'…An original page turner with a deftly executed mystery that kept me guessing' – Leigh Russell

‘A talent to be reckoned with … A strong story line, muscular prose and a real sense of pace…a police procedural for a new age’ - Daily Mail

‘…Right up there with the best police procedural thrillers of the last few years. Expect to hear much more of Walters in the future.’ – Mark Timlin

'Walters [shows]…nail-biting skill….It's a complex book, but compulsive reading…’ - The Independent

‘An intriguing police procedural, with a formidable sleuth…’ -The Sunday Telegraph

‘…A suspenseful mystery full of misdirection and terror.’ - Publishers Weekly

‘A blend of pulse-pounding police procedural and horror-nuanced suspense…’ - Chicago Tribune

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Late Checkout (DCI Kenny Murrain) (Volume 1)
Author(s): Alex Walters
ISBN: 1-5330-2927-X / 978-1-5330-2927-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Late Checkout: DCI Kenny Murrain, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Walters
Publisher: Whole Story QUEST
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April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Late Checkout: DCI Kenny Murrain, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Walters
Publisher: Whole Story QUEST
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Late Checkout: DCI Kenny Murrain, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Walters
Publisher: Whole Story QUEST
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Late Checkout: DCI Kenny Murrain, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Walters
Publisher: Whole Story QUEST
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Late Checkout (DCI Murrain Book 1)
Author(s): Alex Walters
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