INTRODUCING ERSKINE POWELL OF SCOTLAND YARD
Crime, investigation, punishment. They're all in a day's work to Detective Chief Superintendent Erskine Powell of New Scotland Yard. As a member of the Yard's Murder Squad, Powell tracks miscreants all over London.
Now, seeking distance from the criminal constituencyand the bureaucratic drudgery of the YardPowell embarks on a salmon-fishing competition in the Scottish Highlands. There, in the castle-dotted countryside along the picturesque River Spey, he seeks peace and seclusion. But a cold-blooded murderer soon turns Powell's haven into a busman's holidayand a quiet anglers' paradise becomes just as deadly as the mean streets of London.
About the Author
Graham Thomas, a biologist by training, lives in British Columbia with his wife, their two children, and a Gordan setter named Laddie. Malice in the Highlands is his first novel.
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"A story that carries you along, set in beautiful country - vividly and realistically brought to life. You reat it - and are there!"
"Graham Thomas knows his Highlands, lochs, glens, and salmon fishing - and I followed the ingenious twists and turns of this tidy plot, I felt I had been transported back to chillingly beautiful, remote country. With its accuracy of detail, 'Malice in the Highlands' is fiercely intelligent mortal mystery."