By Roger Ormerod
Fifteen months in the past Cliff Summers was once brutally assaulted.
Recovered, even though nonetheless being affected by reminiscence loss, Cliff returns to his homeland without task, no domestic and no customers.
Also newly back is Tony Clayton, a neighborhood storage proprietor who’s simply been published from legal after serving time for the assault on Cliff.
Cliff’s plan to disregard the attack and rebuild his lifestyles is scuppered whilst the 2 males meet.
Not merely is Clayton adamant that he’s been wrongly accused – his spouse has long gone lacking, and he wishes Cliff’s aid.
It quickly turns into visible that Cliff’s misplaced reminiscence is the foremost to this and several mysteries.
And with assistance from beautiful Nicola Waldon – who has changed him in his function as Social safety Inspector – Cliff starts off to enquire the occasions of that fateful day.
But Cliff’s reminiscence is patchy, and as he isn’t even yes of who he fairly is he can’t make sure of his point of involvement within the crimes that emerge.
Faced with murders, disappearances, drug-dealing and blackmail, Cliff and Nicola quickly locate themselves out in their depth…
And in a short time 'A dying To Remember' turns into very unlikely to flee.
'A loss of life To Remember' is a chilling secret tale that's excellent for lovers of Nikki French and Peter Robinson.
Praise for Roger Ormerod:
‘The tale gallops in addition to an impossible to resist momentum...always fascinating...the form is close to excellent. The characterisation is best, the occasions dramatic and compelling, the fashion fiscal and lively. What extra can a e-book supply, or a reader ask?’ - Reginald Hill
"Eclectic, underrated Ormerod may be relied upon to return up with the startling goods" Sunday instances
"I am completely satisfied to announce that the detective novel continues to be alive and good in Mr Ormerod's skillful arms " The Spectator,
"Fast-moving, with well-orchestrated jiggery-pokery; now not in contrast to an early Dick Francis in tone and method” occasions Literary complement
Roger Ormerod (1920-2005) used to be a prolific author of inventive and densely plotted crime novels - a few 35 in all - which have been released within the united kingdom and america. He lived in Wolverhampton and among different issues labored as a civil servant and as a Social protection inspector – backgrounds which he made complete use of in his fiction, as he did along with his spare time activities of portray and images.
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But I can't recall ever having seen it. Ah yes. Ha! Now I know, Laura. You and Lester made the trip while I was abroad in the States, and I came back after you. ' Hadley drew a long breath. and now, Mrs Bitton, I, don't think we need detain you any longer. One of the warders will escort you to a cab. Or perhaps Sir William will do it... And look here, old man he put his hand on the knight's arm `you've a perfect right to stay, if you like; at least, I shan't try to drive you away.. But you've had a trying day.
His voice grew stronger. `I it was the shock of hearing the name of - somebody - I did know. ' `Yes,' said Dr Fell. ' 'I met him - ah-- Sunday before last, at dinner in Bitton's house. It was the day. I arrived. I hadn't caught his last name. They all called him Phil; that's how I remembered. ' `He was stabbed with this crossbow bolt,' said Dr Fell, picking it up. ' The other said, `Most interesting - ' in a way that sounded like a horrible burlesque. But he was better now. `I don't want you to think, gentlemen, that I know anything of the poor boy's murder because I seemed - ah - upset when you mentioned it.
Somers walked straight in after her, like a fool. But it's fortunate he did. 'He describes it as a rather narrow entry, badly lighted by a door with a glass panel at the rear, and with an automatic lift in the centre. The doors to the two flats on that floor are on either side. 1 after her. And, at the same time she was going in, a woman slid out of the door of No. ' said Dr Fell, blowing out smoke placidly. ' `There were no lights on, and what with the mist, the darkness of the hall, and the sudden run she made, he could just be sure it was a woman.
A Death to Remember by Roger Ormerod