Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out

The eighth in the acclaimed William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal is a respectable private detective, a hardworking citizen and a responsible father – and now he’s also a killer. After a violent squabble takes a dangerous turn, Dougal decides to shun the police and instead take things into his own hands. He accepts the assistance of his old rival and current employer, Hanbury, to dispose of the corpse.

But Dougal quickly finds that help doesn’t come cheap. In fact, it’s often more trouble – and danger – than it’s worth . . .
Read More

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 22nd November 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444765731


Taylor makes the tasteless a very tasty dish indeed.
<i>The Sunday Times</i>
Beautifully measured . . . Taylor's understated thriller generates a dark, hypnotic pull
<i>Time Out</i>
Shameless but engaging
This author knows precisely how to wield suspense
<i>Independent on Sunday</i>
Funny, suspenseful, engagingly amoral. Splendid example of the devil not only having the best tunes, but several top soloists to play them.
<i>Literary Review</i>
Well modulated, enjoyable criminous entertainment