Instinct by Nick Oldham
(Henry Christie)

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The thrilling new Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel - Grieving after a huge personal tragedy, Detective Superintendent Henry Christie is trying to pull his life back together and thinking seriously about retirement – after all, he’s got the time in and he’d have a good life and decent pension. But all thoughts of a peaceful dotage are shattered when the phone rings in the early hours, and he is called out to investigate the brutal rape and murder of a teenage girl . . .

About Nick Oldham

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the well-reviewed author of several crime novels, including The Last Big Job, A Time for Justice, One Dead Witness and Nightmare City Backlash is his first novel for Severn House..
Published October 1, 2012 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As Christie, Donaldson and Flynn (Facing Justice, 2011, etc.) share information, skullduggery most British comes into play, with more deaths and a cover-up in the offing.

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Oldham’s solid 17th Henry Christie mystery (after 2011’s Facing Justice) finds the Lancashire detective superintendent living with his 23-year-old daughter and a new love interest way too soon in his mind after the death of his wife—even though, during their rocky time together, Henry had e...

Mar 26 2012 | Read Full Review of Instinct (Henry Christie)


I am surprised there has been no television series built around Christie whose complicated love life and personal relationships with other officers make him an interested and rounded character whilst England’s premier seaside resort with its iconic tower and famous Pleasure Beach would surely mak...

Dec 29 2011 | Read Full Review of Instinct (Henry Christie)

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