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    • ISBN:9781444765694
    • Publication date:25 Oct 2012

Blood Relation

William Dougal Crime Series Book 6

By Andrew Taylor

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The sixth book in the acclaimed William Dougal crime series, from Richard & Judy bestselling author and CWA Dagger winner, Andrew Taylor. From the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

The sixth instalment of the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal's life seems to be running smoothly. Now working with his old rival, Hanbury, his reputation is gaining him cases from every corner. But with every climb, there has to come a fall . . .

When Dougal agrees to investigate the disappearance and suspected murder of publisher Oswald Finwood, he is faced with an array of suspects, all with the means and motive - from Finwood's estranged wife to an elusive author who had an appointment with Finwood on the day he disappeared.

As Dougal probes deeper, he finds himself tangled in a complex web of greed, deceit and deadly family revenge . . .

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  • ISBN: 9781444765687
  • Publication date: 22 Nov 2012
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Taylor keeps the enigma literate and unflagging to a lively disclosure. — The Sunday Times
Literate sleuthing and some sharp, well-aimed digs at the publishing scene. — The Times
Well-modulated, enjoyable criminous entertainment. — Guardian
Ingenius whodunwhat . . . strong on quirkiness and puzzle solving — Literary Review
Andrew Taylor is a master story-teller. — Daily Telegraph
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In one form or another, Andy has always been a writer. At school, he passed notes in class and scribbled rude words on lampposts. At University, he wrote a PhD in biochemistry and forged tickets to various balls. And as an advertising copywriter, has written commercials for everything from baby food to booze. But it wasn't until he was well into his thirties that Andy stared writing fiction. If he could write a letter his younger self, it would urge him to stop messing about and get on with it. FOUR is his fourth novel, but should probably be his tenth. Find Andy on Twitter and Instagram @andyjonesauthor, and Facebook /andyjonesauthor.

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