Read ✓ Enemy Action (The Blitz Detective #3) By Mike Hollow – Anguillais.us

Enemy Action (The Blitz Detective #3) Pacifists Don T Own Revolvers But Paul Ramsey Does And Now He S Dead Fifty People Squashed Into A Stinking Public Air Raid Shelter All Night Babies Screaming, Old Ladies Crying, No Beds, Not Even A Light To See By When The All Clear Siren Sounds, People Disperse To Home And Work But One Man Remains He S Paul Ramsey, A Young Teacher, And He S Dead Stabbed Through The Heart.DI Jago Quickly Establishes That The Victim Was A Pacifist, Desperate To Avoid Military Service Why, Then, Was He Carrying A Loaded Revolver In His Pocket Did He Have Enemies Was He Intent On Harming Someone Or Even Himself Jago Discovers That Paul Isn T The Only Pacifist Whose Convictions Have Been Challenged For Some, Anger And Violence Lie Just Below The Surface And Despite Ramsey S Moral Stance, It Seems There Were Dark Shadows In His Life In Fact, Than One Person Might Have Had A Motive For Murder

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    I received an e ARC of this novel through NetGalley and Lion Hudson Plc Lion Fiction Thank you.This is the third book in the Blitz Detective series, but the first novel I ve read either in that series or by Mike Hollow The story takes place in the Essex County Borough of West Ham in 1940 This area of London was bombed so heavily during the Blitz because it was located near the shipyards and the German strategy was to disrupt the building of British ships to make the island evenisolated I received an e ARC of this novel through NetGalley and Lion Hudson Plc Lion Fiction Thank you.This is the third book in the Blitz Detective series, but the first novel I ve read either in that series or by Mike Hollow The story takes place in the Essex County Borough of West Ham in 1940 This are...


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    Book 3, in The Blitz Detective SeriesBook 3 is as great as the previous installments and is just up my alley a mix of historical events during WW11 and a dazzling murder mystery Oh yes, people are squashed into stinking public air raid shelters and when the all clear is heard, they disperse to go home and work but in Enemy Action , Paul Ramsey is found stabbed and is definitely dead DI John Jago and DC Peter Cradock are the lead investigators and we follow them in their mandate every s Book 3, in The Blitz Detective SeriesBook 3 is as great as the previous installments and is just up my alley a mix of historical events during WW11 and a dazzling murder mystery Oh yes, people are squashed into stinking public air raid shelters and when the all clear is heard, they disperse to go home and work but in Enemy Action , Paul Ramsey is found stabbed and is definitely dead DI John Jago and DC Peter Cradock are the lead investigators and we follow them in their mandate every step of the way.The plot is very well constructed and captivating from start to finish, definitely a page turner I love how the author depicts his protagonists they are very sensitive, have an excellent relationship and complement each other in their views The rich cocktail of secondary characters are well drawn we have a victim so called pacifist andthan one person who have a motive for murder To top it all we have some funny doings at the municipal level...


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    Title Enemy Action The Blitz Detective 3 Author Mike HollowPages 318Year 2017Publisher Lion FictionMy rating is 5 out of 5 stars.This is a series that is right up my alley It is British, historical WWII era and police procedural This is one of my favorite genres and I am glad I have found a new author This is the third book in the series and while it could be read as a standalone, I would recommend reading the books in order as there are references made in this book to prior events t Title Enemy Action The Blitz Detective 3 Author Mike HollowPages 318Year 2017Publisher Lion FictionMy rating is 5 out of 5 stars.This is a series that is righ...


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    England 1940 The Blitz is on and getting uglier every night Despite the war day to day life must go on So it is that on a Sunday morning, his only day off, Detective Inspector John Jago is called in to investigate a suspicious death in an air raid shelter A man has been murdered He is quickly identified as a local teacher who was an avowed pacifist and conscientious objector Is that why he was murdered And why on earth would a pacifist have a gun in his pocket The resulting murder inves England 1940 The Blitz is on and getting ...


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    It s 1940, the middle of the London Blitz, and there is a body in the aftermath of the nightly bombing raids But this body isn t a victim of the bombs No This body was stabbed to death Whodunit The investigation starts with Inspector Jago and his partner meeting all manner of people whose only relationship was that they knew or knew of the victim, none of whom appear to have any motive for killing him As the story progresses, unexpected relationships emerge between the characters, which lea It s 1940, the middle of the London Blitz, and there is a body in the aftermath of the nightly bombing raids But this body isn t a victim of the bombs No This body was stabbed to death Whodunit The investigation starts with Inspector Jago and his partner meeting all manner of people whose only relationship was that they knew or knew of the victim, none of whom appear to have any motive for killing him As the story progresses, unexpected relationships emerge between the characters, which leave us with several having both motive and opportunity for the murder.Yes, there were plenty of red herrings, and the end managed to both surprise me and make perfect sense That s always the sign of an excellent mystery.I was impressed by the character voices, about the way I co...


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    Enemy Action is the third book in the very enjoyable Blitz Detective series featuring DI Jago and side kick Craddock.One morning after a particularly heavy air raid, a body is found with a stab wound in one of the public shelters It is up to DI Jago to find out who would want to kill a pacifist andimportantly why would a pacifist be carrying a gun.As Jago digs deeper he uncovers a web of lies, deceit and corruption at the highest level of local politics Enemy Action was an enjoyable Enemy Action is the third book in the very enjoyable Blitz Detective series featuring DI Jago and side kick Craddock.One morning after a particularly...


  7. says:

    Loved this book and now a MH fan Will buy his future books please keep writing Loved the hints of eternal truths in there.


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    Just going to get this out of the way at the beginning as a former fan of Mad Men, I got a giggle from the name of one of the main characters here There Now then This is the tale of a man found dead in a bomb shelter the morning after an air raid in WWII London The enemy action that killed him wasn t German, though it was muchlocal than that, and it s up to Inspector Jago to find out who did it, preferably before he takes on the new assignment that unexpectedly lands in his lap It Just going to get this out of the way at the beginning as a former fan of Mad Men, I got a giggle from the name of one of the main characters here There Now then This is the tale of a man found dead in a bomb shelter the morning after an air raid in WWII London The enemy action that killed him wasn t German, though it was muchlocal than that, and it s up to Inspector Jago to find out who did it, preferably before he takes on the new assignment that unexpectedly lands in his lap It s a bit of an odd story, this It begins with a long section from the point of view of the boy who finds the body, out for a bit of illicit not quite looting and then the boy is barely heard from for the rest of the book The suddenly imposed time limit felt strange, too, like an attempt to inject urgency into the plot which ultimately didn t really do it.Another odd thing is the tendency of quite a few characters to do kind of a lot of speechifying to total strangers At the most innocuous question, su...


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    5 starsThis is a very well written book It flows beautifully Mr Hollow is a fine writer When the bombs finally quit falling during the blitz in England, in a stuffy air raid shelter, the body of young Paul Ramsey is left behind DI John Jago and DC Peter Cradock set about to interview people who knew Ramsey Since Ramsey was a conchie they interview people from the local organization, as well as his friends, fianc e and the people who taught at his school where he taught What was he doing 5 starsThis is a very well written book It flows beautifully Mr Hollow is a fine writer When the bombs finally quit falling during the blitz in England, in a stuffy air raid shelter, the body of young Paul Ramsey is left behind DI John Jago and DC Peter Cradock set about to interview people who knew Ramsey Since Ramsey was a conchie they interview people from the local organization, as well as his friends, fianc e and the people who taught at his school where he taught What was he doing with a gun in his pocket It seems out of character for someone who is against violence and war.Then Jago and Cradock get wind of funny doings at the council level It seems someone is taking kickbacks.This is a very well written mystery I truly enjoyed it It flowed along and was interesting I liked the relationship between Jago and Cradock I also liked the philosophical warnings about war and all of its terrible toll not only on the citizens of England, but also on the returning soldiers from the previous wa...

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