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Scratch Deeper (DC Iona Khan #1)
by Chris Simms
Introducing feisty Detective Constable Iona Khan – the first in a thrilling new crime series. In sun-soaked Mauritius, a retired Law Lord is brutally murdered, while in rain-sodden Manchester, the Labour Party conference is beginning. Promoted to Greater Manchester Police’s Counter Terrorism Unit, Detective Constable Iona Khan’s first case appears to be a trivial use of ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 26th 2012 by Creme de la Crime
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A new series featuring DC Iona Khan. The book opens with the murder of a retired Law Lord on the island of Mauritius. We then switch to Manchester where Dc Khan has recently been transfered to the Counter Terrorism Unit and the Labour Party is about to begin a conference. Khan is tipped off of a suspicious character by a group of urban explorers called the Sub-Urban Explorers. It seems as though this person was expressing an interest in the tunnels that run under the city of Manchester ...more
I really like Iona and the beginning was great. Then the story screeched to a halt and she had dinner with her Mum and Dad. Yawn. Couldn't get into it after that. Sorry Iona, you could have been interesting like Cormoran Strike but got bogged down in the back story.