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A Policeman's Lot

4.8 of 5 stars 4.80  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Think you know the Jack the Ripper story? Think again! Inspector Parade carries out his daily duties in Pontypridd, duties complicated by the presence of 500 members of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show, not to mention the thousands attending the show every day. A series of depraved murders quickly makes things even more complicated. Buffalo Bill stands squarely in his pa ...more
Published June 3rd 2010 by Solstice Publishing
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Nik Morton
Unusual and intriguing perspective on a cold case. A good cross genre story with amusement as well as gore.
A fine turn of the century police procedural.

Inspector Frank Parade Of the Welsh town of Pontypridd heads a two man force. Law enforcement is tough enough, but now he has the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show set up outside of town, drawing thousands of people to the shows.

To top that off, murders start to happen, people with their throats cut wide open. A thief he'd arrested once had broke out of prison, killing a guard, and had sworn vengeance. A series of home thefts were going on.

Parade is surroun
Gary Dobbs (AKA Jack Martin) continues his string of fast paced books with "A Policeman's Lot." Not a western per se, as are his Jack Martin books, "Policeman's Lot" still has some of that western sensibility and it even features Buffalo Bill Cody and his Wild West show on a visit to England, Wales in particular.

The story takes place a number of years after the Whitechapel murders but ties back to those murders in a most interesting way. I won't give more away because the twist at the end is ori
Read my review at my blog.
Gary M.
Jul 10, 2011 Gary M. rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Jul 26, 2010 Gary M. rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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