In The Shadow of Evil by Frank Smith
(DCI Neil Paget Mysteries)

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A gruesome discovery sets DCI Neil Paget on a collison course with his superiors . . .|When Antonia Halliday is found dead in a barn, her head and neck slashed with an old-fashioned sickle, Paget and Tregalles attend the scene. The victim is from Bromley Manor, the country home of a highly respected family with links to the chief constable, and Chief Superintendent Brock warns Paget to tread carefully. With all the evidence drawing Paget back to the manor, he soon finds himself at odds with his superiors – and the killer is not quite finished yet . .|?Smith?s quick pacing and clever clueing will delight both procedural fans and cold-case bloodhounds? on A Killing Resurrected
 

About Frank Smith

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Frank Smith has always been fascinated by language. He worked as a journalist in many countries before beginning formal academic studies in Australia. This led to a Ph.D. at Harvard University and further world travel researching, lecturing, and writing on thinking and learning. He has been a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education; the University of Toronto; the University of Victoria, British Columbia; and the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published many articles and books.
 
Published February 1, 2013 by Severn House Digital. 240 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Charles Bromley left his London practice for the country, he’d hoped to find escape from the scandal that erupted when young Antonia Halliday accused him of deliberately botching her father’s surgery so that he could marry his rich, beautiful widow Margaret.

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At certain moments you may also be reminded of German Expressionism, Kurt Schwitters’s “Merzbau” environments, the self-destructive machine sculptures of Jean Tinguely and, in an extended forest scene, of Jackson Pollock’s early, slightly tone-deaf painting “Mural.” The plot involves a m...

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