By Roger Ormerod
Fifteen months in the past Cliff Summers was once brutally assaulted.
Recovered, even though nonetheless being affected by reminiscence loss, Cliff returns to his homeland with out task, no domestic and no customers.
Also newly lower back is Tony Clayton, a neighborhood storage proprietor who’s simply been published from legal after serving time for the assault on Cliff.
Cliff’s plan to disregard the attack and rebuild his existence is scuppered whilst the 2 males meet.
Not simply is Clayton adamant that he’s been wrongly accused – his spouse has long past lacking, and he wishes Cliff’s aid.
It quickly turns into seen that Cliff’s misplaced reminiscence is the most important to this and several mysteries.
And with the aid of beautiful Nicola Waldon – who has changed him in his position as Social safety Inspector – Cliff starts off to enquire the occasions of that fateful day.
But Cliff’s reminiscence is patchy, and as he isn’t even yes of who he rather is he can’t determine of his point of involvement within the crimes that emerge.
Faced with murders, disappearances, drug-dealing and blackmail, Cliff and Nicola quickly locate themselves out in their depth…
And in a short time 'A dying To Remember' turns into very unlikely to flee.
'A dying To Remember' is a chilling secret tale that's ideal for enthusiasts of Nikki French and Peter Robinson.
Praise for Roger Ormerod:
‘The tale gallops in addition to an impossible to resist momentum...always fascinating...the form is close to ideal. The characterisation is most appropriate, the events dramatic and compelling, the fashion financial and lively. What extra can a booklet supply, or a reader ask?’ - Reginald Hill
"Eclectic, underrated Ormerod may be relied upon to come back up with the startling goods" Sunday instances
"I am pleased to announce that the detective novel continues to be alive and good in Mr Ormerod's skillful arms " The Spectator,
"Fast-moving, with well-orchestrated jiggery-pokery; now not not like an early Dick Francis in tone and method” occasions Literary complement
Roger Ormerod (1920-2005) used to be a prolific author of creative and densely plotted crime novels - a few 35 in all - that have been released within the united kingdom and america. He lived in Wolverhampton and among different issues labored as a civil servant and as a Social safety inspector – backgrounds which he made complete use of in his fiction, as he did along with his leisure pursuits of portray and images.
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A Death to Remember by Roger Ormerod