Months later, the convict's ex-partner in crime, Rex Raven, is found dead inside his locked study. The verdict is suicide. But then Rex's teenage daughter disappears, along with a mysterious Scandinavian youth.
In a race against time to find the missing teenagers, Detective Inspector Crombie must first untangle a web of intrigue woven around family secrets and is furious to discover that even his superiors have deceived him.
But as the big fellow already knows, everybody lies.
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Everybody Lies will be published exclusively on Amazon, and should be available to download from 10th December ... want a sneak preview? Read on!
Detective Inspector Crombie finds himself spending Christmas in the Italian equivalent of the House of Usher. After picking a fight with the wrong cat, Crombie finds a poetic justice in having the very last word; and finally gets the best Christmas present of all time.
The first chapter and synopsis of "Everybody Lies", a new Crombie cosy murder mystery follows this short story.