Home British Detectives • Download e-book for kindle: A Fragment of Fear: A Novel by John Bingham

Download e-book for kindle: A Fragment of Fear: A Novel by John Bingham

By John Bingham

ISBN-10: 1499555865

ISBN-13: 9781499555868

FROM THE advent by way of JOHN LE CARRÉ

"This novel contains the superior paintings of a really talented and maybe under-regarded British crime novelist.... What gave John Bingham his magic was once whatever we glance for in each author, too frequently in useless: an absolute command of the interior panorama of his characters, acutely saw by way of a humane yet splendidly corrosive eye."

"On a recuperative journey in Italy after a vehicle twist of fate, reporter and novelist James Compton is witness to the invention of a homicide sufferer, a girl who were touring on the related inn. Lucy Dawson gave the look of a gradual outdated woman, and so the intent for her demise unmeditated attack. but if he returns to England and makes a benign inquiry into her heritage, Compton gets a notice caution him to go away the earlier on my own -- a be aware in actual fact written on his personal typewriter, although his condo indicates no signal of a break-in.

not able to withstand pursuing the incomplete tale, Compton's personal research unearths a sinister facet to Lucy Dawson and a cold-blooded conspiracy she can have helped to perpetrate whereas alive. unexpectedly Compton reveals a deadly web final in round him: threatening cell calls, terrifying invasions of privateness, and no method of proving to the police that any one is in charge yet himself.

within the culture of Agatha Christie and Patricia Highsmith, John Bingham's writing has earned him a spot among the nice suspense writers of the 20th century. With taut, compelling prose, A Fragment of Fear is a charming mystery through a grasp storyteller on the top of his powers.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Fragment of Fear: A Novel PDF

Similar british detectives books

Download e-book for kindle: The Marshal at the Villa Torrini (A Florentine Mystery Book by Magdalen Nabb

A admired author is located useless within the Villa Torrini outdoors of Florence with none marks of actual damage on her. Her husband, who was once seriously intoxicated within the subsequent room, is showing symptoms of guilt, however the carabinieri are having hassle discovering concrete proof opposed to him. Marshal Guarnaccia, who's already suffering from a strict vitamin and the intricacies of a brand new criminal method, has little religion in his personal skill to resolve the case, yet his instinct seems to be worthy.

Read e-book online Untimely Graves: A Mystery Featuring Superintendent Gil Mayo PDF

A brand new novel within the well known DS Gil Mayo sequence. whilst the murdered physique of a lady is located floating in flooded uplands close to an remoted farm and within reach cottage, it poses difficulties of identity, prompting the click to dub her the 'Mystery lady. 'Who is she? As time is going through, Detective Superintendent Gil Mayo and his assistant Inspector Abigail Moon, start to worry that question is destined to stay unanswered, until eventually the bursar of a public tuition, at the moment concerned about controversy over a proposed new front to the college, is murdered at his table.

Download PDF by Evelyn Piper: Hanno's Doll

A larger-than-life actor is stuck in an internet of murderous lies during this twisting mystery by way of a grasp of “realistic family terror” (The ny Times).  Hanno Dietrich awakes in a health facility mattress, sure the predicament has handed. His hulking physique is as vulnerable as a beached whale, however the maximum actor of his iteration feels his power returning.

Download PDF by : Inspector's Holiday (The Captain Heimrich Mysteries)

Inspector Heimrich takes a holiday and results in bothered waters during this secret from the coauthor of the “excellent” Mr. and Mrs. North sequence (The New Yorker).   Inspector M. L. Heimrich of the hot York kingdom Police won't have the flash of hard-boiled urban detectives, yet there’s no lead the intrepid investigator won’t stick to till his each slump is satisfied .

Extra resources for A Fragment of Fear: A Novel

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Fragment of Fear: A Novel by John Bingham

by William

Rated 4.31 of 5 – based on 41 votes