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Malice Downstream (Erskine Powell #5)

3.57 of 5 stars 3.57  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  4 reviews
FLY-FISHING TAKES A KIND OF PATIENCE THAT FEW POSSESS. — SO DOES PLOTTING THE PERFECT MURDER. — For Detective-Chief Superintendent Erskine Powell, the invitation to visit an old friend in the small idyllic town of Houghton Bridge is too good to pass up. With superb fishing on the River Test, the trip will give him a much-needed chance to rest. Still, Powell can’t seem to u ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 26th 2002 by Fawcett Books (first published 2002)
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I enjoy the pace of Graham Thomas' detective novels. They are traditional English mysteries with Detective-Chief Inspector Erskine Powell the main character. The plot is well developed, moving along like the River Test where he is fishing. Great characters and descriptions. Of course, someone is murdered, and even though he is on vacation, the Chief Inspector is ready and willing to solve the case. Jolly good fun!
Ron Chicaferro
Like all of the Graham Thomas 'Malice' books, Malice Downstream is an excellent British murder mystery. The writing is crisp and clear. The crime, suspects and possible solution are text book examples of how to write an excellent mystery novel. If you like the art of fly fishing then this book has some added treats! Its murder in a small town that sometimes brings out worse villians then what you might find in the big cities.
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I liked 3 out of 5 of his series, and this is one of those 3 that i liked. This was the last he wrote and I have wondered why he stopped. There was an interview in the back that indicated he intended to write more. - it's a 'mystery'; maybe i can solve it on wikepedia
This series would be a good choice for the fisherman on your list.
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Pseudonym of Gordon Kosakoski, 1950-2008.
Wrote five novels.
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Other Books in the Series

Erskine Powell (5 books)
  • Malice in the Highlands (Erskine Powell, #1)
  • Malice in Cornwall (Erskine Powell, #2)
  • Malice on the Moors (Erskine Powell, #3)
  • Malice in London (Erskine Powell, #4)
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