Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf

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CSI in the land of Elves, but they aren't cute and christmassy, they're sometimes sinister, and definitely deceased...Private eye, Nicely Strongoak is your average detective-for-hire, if your average detective is under five foot with a Napoleon complex. In a city filled with drug-taking Gnomes, Goblins packing heat and a serious case of missing-persons, Nicely Strongoak might just be what's needed. But things are about to turn sour when on the trail of the vanished surfer, Perry Goodfellow, Nicely receives a sharp blow to the head, is burgled by Goblins, and awakes in a narcotic-induced haze on the floor of a steamwagon with an extremely deceased Elf. Who just happens to have Nicely's axe in his head. Nicely must walk tall (or as tall as he can) and not get dragged down (even lower) into the murky world of government politics as things get hotter than a dragon's tonsils. If Nicely is going to crack his toughest case yet he'll have to find Perry, uncover who the dead Elf is and leave no cobblestone unturned...

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A former biomedical research scientist, one day Terry hung up his electron microscope and started writing jokes for radio, musicals, feature films, TV and the stage. He is especially known for his political satire, writing for several series of RORY BREMNER, WHO ELSE?, BREMNER, BIRD AND FORTUNE, DEAD RINGERS and THE WAY IT IS. His theatre work has won the 2004 Fringe Report Drama Writer of the Year and a Headline Highlight Award, and he was made a Writer in Residence at the Canal Cafe theatre. Terry spends his spare time happily writing songs in his summerhouse in sunny Sussex. He can be found on Twitter @adeadelf

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