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ISBN:
0380720655
Author:
Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Category:
Mystery
Language:
English
Publisher:
Avon Books (April 1, 1994)
Pages:
280 pages
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Rating:
4.7
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747


An Inspector Bill Slider Mystery, i like the drama of the inpector's private life that supplements a good mystery.

An Inspector Bill Slider Mystery, i like the drama of the inpector's private life that supplements a good mystery. likeable main characters.

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born and educated in Shepherd’s Bush, and had a variety . Also by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles.

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born and educated in Shepherd’s Bush, and had a variety of jobs in the commercial world, starting as a junior cashier at Woolworth’s and working her way down to Pensions Officer at the BBC. She won the Young Writers’ Award in 1973, and became a full-time writer in 1978. The Bill Slider Mysteries.

Death Watch (An Inspector Bill Slider Mystery). Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Death Watch (An Inspector Bill Slider Mystery). Cynthia Harrod-Eagles. Death Watch/an Inspector Bill Slider Mystery. This is the third novel in Cynthia Harrod-Eagles series of Bill Slider mysteries and the story I thought was one of her best - although I found the ending a bit of a cop out - it was another unsatisfying end where - while the ending is known I found there to be no real resolution. Each time Slider and Atherton manage to peel back another layer in the crime it seems to take them deeper into confusion.

Killing time is the 6th book in Cynthia Harrod-Eagles series of Shepherd's Bush Inspector Bill Slider. Slider's normal Side-kick is still in hospital recovering from a stab wound got in the course of the investigation of the previous murder Mystery - "Blood lines" so Slider is pared with a sassy young Black woman - detective Hart.

And that's not the only thing Slider is questioning. And that's not the only thing Slider is questioning.

The complete series list for - A Bill Slider Mystery Cynthia Harrod-Eagles. Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Series List. A Bill Slider Mystery. Series List:21 titles. Genre: All Law Enforcement Police Procedural Suspense Serial Killers Mystery.

Harrod-Eagle is a wonderful mystery writer and I always look forward to reading her latest book.

book by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles. I can never put this author's books down until I've read the whole book (usually in one sitting). She always maintains a nice balance between humor and adversity and tops it all off with a wicked and logical plot. Harrod-Eagle is a wonderful mystery writer and I always look forward to reading her latest book. All of them (so far) have been excellent.

Was Greatrex's death murder? There are signs the body has been . Author Cynthia Harrod-Eagles creates an interesting and believable group.

Was Greatrex's death murder? There are signs the body has been tampered with, leading Slider to suspect he's not dealing with a case of suicide. But who killed Greatrex and why? Just before the show, Greatrex had a violent quarrel with one of the panelists. I've never read any Inspector Bill Slider mysteries before but I think I may be hooked Читать весь отзыв.

Nothing gets past detective Bill Slider, the protagonist of Cynthia Harrod-Eagles’s traditional British mystery series. Set in London, England, it all starts with Orchestrated Death, the first book in this long-running police procedural series. Booklist (starred) on Blood Sinister.

Called to the site of a motel fire, in which a man registered as John Smith perished, London policeman Bill Slider is unconvinced that the death was the result of suicide
  • Burisi
My second Bill Slider book and I just sat down read and finished it. He drives you mad in his distance from his wife and family as his personal life is very well written. The investigating moves along and there is tension. Good book - on to the next as I need to know what happens to this man!
  • Lemana
I really like this writer for her attention to detail, both in describing the locations, and in the way that characters lives play out against a backdrop of crime. If you like English crime novels set in contemporary London, you'll like this.
  • Skrimpak
I'm always on the lookout for Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Bill Slider series, her humor is sly, her characters real, and great company. I grab up any mystery she writes. She's one terrific writer, my only complaint is she doesn't write often enough, but then her books are well worth the wait.
  • Rarranere
A British police procedural.
  • Jugore
Bill Slider is in love with Joanna Marshall but he can’t make up his mind to leave his wife, Irene. Then he finds himself landed with a murder case which just might be accident or suicide and it takes up all his attention. Dick Neal was very much a womaniser but as the team gradually unravel his complicated life they find something far more disturbing and far reaching.

This well-crafted crime novel kept me reading as I tried to work out exactly who was the murderer. I liked the way the police characters interacted and I liked the way Slider’s dilemma was portrayed. Slider himself is a likeable character who does his best in difficult circumstances and it makes a change to read about a detective who doesn’t have a drink problem or anger management issues.

This is an interesting series and I recommend it to anyone who likes their crime novels without too much violence or bad language and with a touch of humour. This is the second volume in the series but they can be read in any order.
  • Kahavor
Originally published in 1992, this was the second in the Bill Slider series, preceded by Orchestrated Deathand followed by 1995's Necrochip (AKA Death to Go).

In this book Slider is struggling personally with his disintegrating marriage even as he investigates the death of a womanizing traveling salesman, Dick Neal, whose body was discovered in a compromising position in a burning motel cabin. Murder or Suicide? His superior's superior would plump for suicide-- much cheaper and makes their crime solution numbers look better. Slider, though, has his doubts about this; and with the assistance of his boss, Dixon, he continues to investigate the dead man.

Finally the case is connected with prior cases, two definitely murder. But what is the connection between the men involved?

The book contains loads of puns-- Harrod-Eagles has a real talent for slipping them in along with sly literary allusions. The relationship between the various members of the police force is intriguing and fills the space between the detecting nicely.

If adultery by the good guys makes you twitch you might want to avoid this one, but otherwise recommended for police procedural fans and those who enjoy a good pun.
  • Monam
Originally published in 1992, this was the second in the Bill Slider series, preceded by Orchestrated Deathand followed by 1995's Necrochip (AKA Death to Go).

In this book Slider is struggling personally with his disintegrating marriage even as he investigates the death of a womanizing traveling salesman, Dick Neal, whose body was discovered in a compromising position in a burning motel cabin. Murder or Suicide? His superior's superior would plump for suicide-- much cheaper and makes their crime solution numbers look better. Slider, though, has his doubts about this; and with the assistance of his boss, Dixon, he continues to investigate the dead man.

Finally the case is connected with prior cases, two definitely murder. But what is the connection between the men involved?

The book contains loads of puns-- Harrod-Eagles has a real talent for slipping them in along with sly literary allusions. The relationship between the various members of the police force is intriguing and fills the space between the detecting nicely.

If adultery by the good guys makes you twitch you might want to avoid this one, but otherwise recommended for police procedural fans and those who enjoy a good pun.
Bill Slider, the London Police Inspector from Shepherd's Bush is back - called to a investigate the death of a man found burned in a fire at a motel. One thing I'll say for Harrod-Eagles is she doesn't muck around before introducing the crimes in her novels and I do like that. The crime is done and you get the rest of the book to sift through the past with the detective.
The body might or might not have been suicide and Slider's superiors with the Police are pressuring him to call it suicide - thus saving valuable budget dollars. Slider isn't so keen to do that - there are too many anomalies in the case. The body proves to be that of a known lothario, Richard (Dick) Neal and as usual there are suspects aplenty to be interviewed and eliminated. However a stranger and more sinister pattern starts to show up - what is happening to the members of the Red Watch which manned Shaftesbury Street Fire Station in the 1970's?
Meanwhile Slider's marriage is coming apart and his affair with Joanna is deepening. This part I find hard to understand - Joanna's patience with him - Slider's vacillations. It doesn't convince me really. In fact I find Slider's personal life a bit of a jarring distraction to the main story.
I do like the way the story unfolds and things that are significant are often revealed early on but are only glaringly obvious in the last few pages. I do think Harrod-Eagles can write a great mystery. This is the second book in the Bill Slider mystery series, by the way - the first is Orchestrated Death.