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When Inspector Rafferty sees Barbara Longman lying so peacefully in the flower-filled meadow by the River Tiffey, he finds it hard to believe she's dead. Mrs Longman was a popular woman - who could have wanted to kill her?

The murder appears to bear the hallmarks of the Suffolk serial killer, but could a copycat murderer be at work - a copycat moreover, who enjoyed intimate ...
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Down Among the Dead Men

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Overview

When Inspector Rafferty sees Barbara Longman lying so peacefully in the flower-filled meadow by the River Tiffey, he finds it hard to believe she's dead. Mrs Longman was a popular woman - who could have wanted to kill her?

The murder appears to bear the hallmarks of the Suffolk serial killer, but could a copycat murderer be at work - a copycat moreover, who enjoyed intimate knowledge of the victim?

With the help of his sergeant, Dafyd Llewellyn, Rafferty begins to question Barbara Longman's family, descendants of the rich and powerful Maximillian Shore, As their inquiries continue it becomes clear that every person in the Shore household has motives in plenty for wanting Barbara out of the way. So why should Rafferty have an instinctive feeling that their long-dead patriarch is in some way connected with Barbara's murder?

Rafferty's instincts are not enough, however, and firm proof of the killer's identity remains elusive. Until, in a blinding flash of inspiration, a memory from Rafferty's own past provides the vital clue which leads him to the terrible truth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617504341
  • Publisher: Geraldine Evans
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Series , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 343,126
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

'Evans brings wit and insight to this tale of looking for love in all the wrong places.'KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW FOR DYING FOR YOU #6 in Rafferty series'Clever plotting and polished prose make for a cracking good British police procedural.' BOOKLISTON BLOOD ON THE BONES #9 in Rafferty seriesDEAD BEFORE MORNING #1 in her 15-strong Rafferty procedural series, is currently on FREE offer.'This often comic tale sharpens the appetite for more.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ON DEAD BEFORE MORNING'Evans' humour seriously added to my enjoyment of her book. The series has stand out central characters and clever plots.' AUNT AGATHA'S BOOKSHOP, ANN ARBOR US ON DEAD BEFORE MORNINGGeraldine Evans is the traditionally-published British author of eighteen novels and, since turning indie in 2010, she has also independently published two more, as well as bringing out her backlist as ebooks.Her publishers include Macmillan, St Martin's Press (US), Worldwide (US pb), Isis Soundings (audio), Severn House (HB, PB AND LP, US and UK) and F A Thorpe (large print).Geraldine has been writing since her twenties and published since her thirties. She decided to turn indie in 2010 after nearly twenty years as a traditionally-published author.Although originally a Londoner, Geraldine moved to a market town in Norfolk (UK) in 2000.Her interests include growing plants from cuttings and seeds, painting portraits, mostly of her unwilling 'volunteered', family, and learning keyboards with a very patient tutor.The author writes romance novels under the pen name Maria Meredith and New Age Non-Fiction under the pen name Gennifer Dooley-Hart.Website/Blog: geraldineevansbooks.comHere is a list of Geraldine Evans' published novels:Rafferty and Llewellyn procedural seriesDead Before Morning #1 ebook and printDown Among the Dead Men #2 ebook and printDeath Line #3 ebook and printThe Hanging Tree #4 ebook and printAbsolute Poison #5 ebook and printDying For You #6 ebook and printBad Blood #7 ebook and printLove Lies Bleeding #8 ebook and printBlood on the Bones #9 ebook and printA Thrust to the Vitals #10 print. ebook in 2013Death Dues #11 print. ebook in 2013All the Lonely People #12 print only.Death Dance #13 print only.Deadly Reunion #14 ebook and printKith and Kill #15 ebook and printCasey and Catt procedural seriesUp in Flames #1 ebook and printA Killing Karma #2 ebook and printStandalonesReluctant Queen: historical novel about King Henry VIII's Little Sister ebook and printThe Egg Factory: contemporary women's fiction set in the infertility industry ebook onlyLand of Dreams, romance, print only, generally unavailableHERE ARE SOME REVIEWS FOR GERALDINE'S BOOKS:DYING FOR YOU #6 RAFFERTY PROCEDURAL SERIES'Evans brings wit and insight to this tale of looking for love in all the wrong places.'KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW FOR DYING FOR YOU #6 in Rafferty series'It's bad enough being suspected of a double murder, worse still when it's your alter ego being pursued and it's the pits when you are the policeman in charge of supposedly catching yourself. I thoroughly enjoyed Dying For You, the sixth in the series. A lot of humour is injected in Rafferty's narrative. He's got himself in an impossible situation and one wonders what can go wrong next. I savoured this book and I'm keen to read the rest in the series asap.' EUROCRIME'A fun read for the mystery lover who enjoys tales with a twist. A cleverly plotted tale. Enjoy.' MURDER AND MAYHEM BOOKCLUBKITH AND KILL #15‘Wonderful series. Fantastic books. They have terrific characters and interesting plots.’ AUTHOR, GAIL FARRELLYDEADLY REUNION #14'This is another excellent entry in this marvellous series. The characters spring off the page. The dialogue is sparkling, great interplay between the two detectives, and the mystery is intriguing to the end.’ EUROCRIMEBLOOD ON THE BONES #9'Clever plotting and polished prose make for a cracking good British police procedural.' BOOKLISTABSOLUTE POISON #5‘Well, this was a real find. Geraldine Evans knows how to make a character leap off the pages at you.’ LIZZIE HAYES, MYSTERY PEOPLE‘An ingeniously constructed plot, deft dialogue, well-drawn characters, and a few humorous touches, make this an enjoyably intriguing read.’ EMILY MELTON, BOOKLISTDEAD BEFORE MORNING #1'This often comic tale sharpens the appetite for more.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY'Evans' humour seriously added to my enjoyment of her book. The series has stand out central characters and clever plots.' AUNT AGATHA'S BOOKSHOP, ANN ARBOR USBAD BLOOD #7'A spirited mix of detection, family drama and social commentary.' KIRKUS REVIEWSLOVE LIES BLEEDING #8'This cleverly-plotted tale has plenty of humour. It's another page-turner from Geraldine Evans and is crime writing at its best. A must for all lovers of the genre.' MYSTERY PEOPLE
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