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The TV Detective - The TV Detective Series 1 (Paperback)

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The first book in the TV Dectective crime series by Simon Hall.

The TV Detective finds television reporter Dan Groves newly assigned to the crime beat, and in a state of angst about it. He needs a crash-course in police work; the solution is to shadow Detective Chief Inspector Adam Breen on a high-profile murder inquiry, which doesn't go down well with some members of the police force.

The victim is a notorious local businessman, Edward Bray, a man with so many enemies that one of the problems the inquiry faces is having a surplus of suspects. Bray is killed at a prearranged meeting, in a lay-by on a dark and storm-lashed night, by a blast through the heart from a shotgun. Adam investigates and uncovers a tantalising question, which seems to be at the heart of the case: why was the killing planned for a different day, but put off apparently because the weather was sunny?

Tensions abound between Dan and the police, and he comes close to being thrown off the case - until the detectives come to realise he might actually be helpful, in using the power of television to tempt the murderer into a trap.

Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781907016059
Number of pages: 322
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

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“Character Driven Crime Thriller”

TV reporter Dan Groves is moved to the role of Crime Correspondent much against his will, but soon learns it may be more thrilling than he imagined.
After three successful stories featuring the TV Detective, novelist... More

Paperback edition
22nd March 2010
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Whispering Stories

“This is a great start to the series.”

Journalist and TV reporter Dan Groves normally works on environmental issues, but with Christmas fast approaching and no-one to cover a crime story, Dan is thrown in at the deep end. However, his tactics of getting a... More

Paperback edition
25th May 2018
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