A Song for the Brokenhearted

A Song for the Brokenhearted

Book - 2016 | First North American edition.
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The earthshaking decade of the 1960s comes to a sweeping and dangerous close, as William Shaw's detective duo battle the most powerful members of London society.
After being wounded in the line of duty, Detective Sergeant Breen recuperates on the family farm of his former partner, Helen Tozer. To fill the long and empty hours, he reviews the open case file for a murder that has haunted Helen for years: that of her younger sister. Breen discovers that the teenage victim had been having a secret affair with James Fletchet, the son of an affluent local landowner, celebrated for his service in Kenya during the Mau Mau Uprising.
Breen and Tozer return to London's Criminal Investigation Division, where their questions about Fletchet's past are met with resistance and suspicion. The deeper they probe, the more people they implicate in their investigation. New Scotland Yard doesn't look kindly upon breaking rank, and it's only a matter of time before Breen and Tozer make themselves a target.
Shaw's stirring, heartfelt and diabolically plotted mystery series is everything a reader looks for: enveloping, invigorating, and wonderfully entertaining.
Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition: First North American edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780316246910
Branch Call Number: SHA
Characteristics: 403 pages ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shaw, William 1959- Book of scars.


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Oct 25, 2017

Great series; Cathal Breen is a hauntingly vulnerable man, who through his decency, quietly triumphs. But Shaw has realized he's got a winner, so instead of just a trilogy, he's already published a fourth book. Great news.

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