Cosimo's Room: A Murder Mystery

Cosimo's Room: A Murder Mystery

by Tony Clark
     
 

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The murder of a disabled woman in an overgrown copse and obstruction by police colleagues motivates Detective Inspector Laura Baxter as never before. A conspiracy by influential people surrounds the planning approval for a hotel on the murder site, and the victim had important information to give Laura the day she died. Jean Easton was last seen alive in Cosimo�s room…  See more details below

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The murder of a disabled woman in an overgrown copse and obstruction by police colleagues motivates Detective Inspector Laura Baxter as never before. A conspiracy by influential people surrounds the planning approval for a hotel on the murder site, and the victim had important information to give Laura the day she died. Jean Easton was last seen alive in Cosimo�s room, under which there could be sixteenth-century building remains. The remains could extend deep into the copse where the hotel will be built.

Baxter�s determination grows when her ex-husband comes out of jail, threatening to snatch their daughter, and when Laura�s boyfriend leaves her. Her emotions rule her when she should be in control of the crime investigations. Laura�s record for the best clear up rate in the Police Authority is under threat. Iain Caldwell likes Baxter�s one-liners, which are aimed at anyone who tries to obstruct her. Iain was forced out of his job as a senior airline captain by the sort of people Laura has to deal with among her male colleagues and influential suspects. A friend of the victim who initially believes Iain to be the murderer becomes a friend, and they work together.

Tony is inspired by a number of authors, including John le Carr�, Agatha Christie, Stieg Larsson and Robert Harris. Cosimo�s Room will appeal to fans of murder mysteries.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149806041
Publisher:
Matador Publishing Ltd
Publication date:
06/18/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
475 KB

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