Books by Iain McDowall

A STUDY IN DEATH by Iain McDowall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 28, 2001

"Despite some ill-thought-out red herrings, together with more than you may want to know about the coppers' private lives, devotees of the British procedural will probably take to this debut quite nicely."
The late Crowby University Professor Roger Harvey is far less interesting than the suspects who survive him: (1) his neighbor, David Mitchell, a computer whiz who has stolen the DawnTrader program from Eschaton Systems and gone to Amsterdam to collect his ill-gotten gains; (2) Mitchell's wife, now raging her way to tranquility in a New Age community; (3) and (4) Harvey's dear friends, John and Annie Kent, now attending to the details of his funeral and closing his apartment; and (5) Laura Gregory, stalwart of the Crowby Women's Refuge, whose docket sports a knife-wielding assault charge and a sexual history that included not only the late Professor Harvey but Professor Merchant, the police pathologist. Read full book review >