"Super, swift-sure characterisation, pace...Paula Gosling has all the gifts" SUNDAY TIMES "Ingenious plotting...and a slam-bang solution." LITERARY REVIEW It's election time in Blackwater Bay - but there's a dead man in Cotter's Cut who won't be casting his vote this year. Sheriff Matt Gabriel is faced with a murder without apparent motive. Circumstantial evidence leads him to arrest Frog Bartlett, but he's not happy about it. Frog Bartlett has a nasty temper, it's true. But at least one person believes he is innocent - and has enough money to anonymously finance a strong defence. The election hots up, tempers become frayed, a small riot occurs - and then somebody else is killed. Suddenly, Matt Gabriel himself is a suspect...
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Paula Gosling was born in Detroit, but has lived in England since the '60s. Her first novel, A RUNNING DUCK, won the John Creasey Award and was recently made into the film FAIR GAME. She is a past Chairman of the CWA and when not committing murder by typewriter is to be found in her sewing studio creating abstrct embroideries and quilts.
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Book Description Little, Brown, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316646237
Book Description Little, Brown, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0316646237