Superintendent Mike Yeadings and his team of officers from the Thames River Valley Police Force are called in to investigate a savage murder. When a woman's body is found along the river - strangled, her body mutilated, her blond hair hacked from her scalp - the sleepy village of Markham finds itself rudely awakened. The murdered woman had no apparent ties to the village. But when a student barely escapes from a similar attack, the village must confront the frightening reality that a murderer has come to inhabit their quaint village home. Mike Yeadings and his Thames Valley team come to fear they are faced with a possible serial killer -- one with a penchant for blondes. As the team races to track down the unknown woman's murderer before he strikes again, the village finds itself stirred to crimes of its own -- spiteful mischief, flaunted adultery, and the puzzling death of a respected country doctor. The unsettled reaction of the village is echoed within Yeadings's team, where the detectives fume over the return of their own unwelcome outsider, D. I. Jenner.
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|Grouped Work ID||72e39ddc-a688-15a0-7bc7-904b0eee97fa|
|Grouping Title||close quarters|
|Grouping Author||curzon clare|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-12 11:42:13AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-05 03:49:50AM|
|owning_library_basalt||Basalt Regional Library|
|series||Thames Valley mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Thames Valley mysteries|12|
|subject_facet||Detective and mystery fiction|
Police -- England -- Thames Valley -- Fiction
Thames Valley (England) -- Fiction
Yeadings, Mike (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
|title_full||Close quarters / Clare Curzon|
Yeadings, Mike (Fictitious character)