Bones And Silence (Dalziel & Pascoe #11)
I really like the way Hill plays around with the structure of the Dalziel and Pascoe novels and the quality of the plots rarely drops below excellent as far as I'm concerned. I'm surprised that this is the book that Hill won the Gold Dagger for though as I thought the plot was a tiny bit ropey in parts and not as watertight as in previous books.
Dalziel has been picked to play God in a local play. Can he do this while solving a murder that everyone else believes to be a suicide? Pascoe believes he's telling the truth but nobody else does. He is there to pick up the pieces as usual.
After National Service (1955-57) and studying English at St Catherine's College, Oxford University (1957-60) he worked as a teacher for many years, rising to Senior Lecturer at Doncaster College of Education. In 1980 he retired from...more