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Before the Dawn

(2017)
(The third book in the Inspector Rykel series)
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A gripping police procedural, Before the Dawn sees Inspector Jaap Rykel of Amsterdam's Murder Squad drawn into a case which may destroy him . . .

On a small Dutch island a body is found.
The victim's head is wrapped in cling film.
Her hands are tied behind her back.

Veteran detective Inspector Jaap Rykel of Amsterdam's Murder Squad is swiftly summoned and he soon identifies a suspect, who hands himself over. Yet the man has no history of violence, no motive, and no connection to the victim.

On the other side of Holland, a similar murder - and confession - is reported and Rykel wonders if these are random senseless acts, or something more mysterious.

Seeking patterns no one wants to see, Rykel is drawn deeper into a sinister, sprawling case which will destroy all who touch it . . .

Praise for Jake Woodhouse:

'A strong sense of place matched by storytelling that keeps the plot accelerating' Daily Mail

'Utterly enthralling ... Looks set to be one of the key sequences in modern crime fiction' Barry Forshaw, Crimetime
'Taut, expertly woven and beautifully written' Craig Robertson

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Taut, expertly woven and beautifully written...in Inspector Jaap Rykel, Woodhouse has created a flawed gem." - Craig Robertson


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Used availability for Jake Woodhouse's Before the Dawn

Hardback Editions

March 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: Before the Dawn: Inspector Rykel Book 3 (Amsterdam Quartet with Inspector Jaap Rykel)
Author(s): Jake Woodhouse
ISBN: 0-7181-8201-4 / 978-0-7181-8201-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Availability: Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Before the Dawn: Inspector Rykel Book 3 (Amsterdam Quartet with Inspector Jaap Rykel)
Author(s): Jake Woodhouse
ISBN: 0-7181-8202-2 / 978-0-7181-8202-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Before the Dawn: Inspector Rykel Book 3 (Amsterdam Quartet with Inspector Jaap Rykel)
Author(s): Jake Woodhouse
ISBN: 1-4059-2265-6 / 978-1-4059-2265-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Before the Dawn: Inspector Rykel Book 3 (Amsterdam Quartet with Inspector Jaap Rykel)
Author(s): Jake Woodhouse
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK