Shot In The Dark

£12.99

The charming first novel in a new comic crime series, from one of Britain’s most-loved writers, the incomparable Lynne Truss’More Marx Brothers than Agatha Christie, this is crime fiction turned on its head – a giddy spell of sheer delight’ Daily MailBrighton, 1957. Inspector Steine rather enjoys his life as a policeman by the sea. No criminals, no crime, no stress.

So it’s really rather annoying when an ambitious – not to mention irritating – new constable shows up to work and starts investigating a series of burglaries. And it’s even more annoying when, after Constable Twitten is despatched to the theatre for the night, he sits next to a vicious theatre critic who is promptly shot dead part way through the opening night of a new play. It seems Brighton may be in need of a police force after all…

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