Books published by Arrow
Britain in 1938 holds its breath as Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minster, negotiates with Adolf Hitler to resolve the crisis of Hitler’s intention to invade Czechoslovakia. Two friends from Oxford, one German and one British, are involved in the discussion that take place in Munich.
Reviewed on 10 November 2018 by John Barnbrook
An elderly man is discovered seriously injured at the foot of some steps down to a canal. By chance his wife has just spoken with Inspector Brunetti about the possibility of her son taking drugs. Are the two incidents connected?
Reviewed on 10 November 2018 by Sylvia Maughan
Selena Cole disappears leaving her two young daughters alone in a playground. Meanwhile, on an isolated mountain road, the body of a young man is found. Against a background of commercial kidnap and rescue work, the police investigation leads to some surprising connections.
Reviewed on 27 May 2017 by John Barnbrook
Commissario Brunetti is asked to investigate the case of a young girl who nearly drowned 15 years ago. Brain damage has left her trapped in the mindset of the young girl. He must find out how she came to be in the water, and whether she fell or was pushed
Reviewed on 27 May 2017 by Sylvia Maughan
A gunman stalks the wards of a hospital. Two members of a police firearms unit assigned to find him are recently reinstated after being investigated for shooting a teenage boy. The third has his own problems. As the stress mounts, death is only the pull of a trigger away.
Reviewed on 23 July 2016 by John Cleal
When the father of a top Pakistani cricketer is poisoned at a post-match dinner in Delhi, the clues appear to point Most Private Investigator Vish Puri towards an international illegal betting syndicate, but is there a more personal motive behind the killing?
Reviewed on 23 August 2014 by Sylvia Wilson
PI John Craine takes on the case of the brutal homosexual killing of a young Somali which the boy’s aunt insists the police are trying to cover up. He’s plunged irretrievably into a world of drink, drugs, corruption and violence – before coming face to face with a dark spectre from his past.
Reviewed on 25 January 2014 by John Cleal