Discover Inspector Crow of Scotland Yard. Enjoy a beautifully told story from a time before smart phones and DNA testing. Full of twists and turns, this will have you gripped from start to finish.
THIS BOOK WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS “A RELATIVE DISTANCE.”
“Maintains his reputation as a star of the regional crime school.” Guardian
“A thorough, unpretentious and immensely solid piece of work with an interesting and likeable hero.” Times Literary Supplement
A BAFFLING MURDER IN THE STUNNING LANDSCAPE OF DARTMOOR
Fred Norman is found dead in a pond near the mining works of an American company which he worked for.
Detective Crow of Scotland Yard is called in and finds a local force unwilling to cooperate and a divided community.
Environmentalist groups and some local people oppose the mine. A fifteen-year-old-girl was run over in the village in a hit-and-run incident.
Suspicion soon falls upon womanising activist Jack Prince but Crow is aware that are many false trails — and too many lies.
Things become even more complicated when he learns a shocking secret about the dead girl.
A GRIPPING AND TIGHTLY TOLD STORY, SPRINKLED WITH ENOUGH RED HERRINGS TO DELIGHT THE MOST DEMANDING WHODUNIT FAN.
Set in England in the late 70s, this is the eighth book to feature Inspector John Crow. More coming soon.
DISCOVER YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE MYSTERY WRITER
Perfect for fans of Peter James, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James and Peter Robinson.
Roy Lewis is one of the most critically acclaimed crime writers of his generation.
PRAISE FOR ROY LEWIS MYSTERIES
“Each Lewis seems to better the last. Here is an intriguing puzzle and likely police work and a fine picture of Northumbrian society and countryside” The Times
“Lots of cunning complications embracing conservation and financial fiddles” The Guardian
“A thorough, unpretentious and immensely solid piece of work with an interesting and likeable hero” Times Literary Supplement
Skeletally-built, mild-mannered Inspector John Crow is established in the Murder Squad in London and constantly meets hostility when he is called upon to work on murder cases in regional crime squads in Wales and the Midlands. He displays strong moral feelings, and a sensitivity which brings him into conflict with regional staff as he doggedly and successfully pursues the truth in cases where he is called in.
INSPECTOR CROW BOOKS
Book 1: A LOVER TOO MANY
Book 2: ERROR OF JUDGMENT
Book 3: THE WOODS MURDER
Book 4: MURDER FOR MONEY
Book 5: MURDER IN THE MINE
Book 6: A COTSWOLDS MURDER
Book 7: A FOX HUNTING MURDER
Book 8: A DARTMOOR MURDER
More Roy Lewis mysteries coming soon!