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Carnival Blues: 12 (DI Nick Dixon Crime) Paperback – 14 Jun. 2022
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Carnival season is off to an explosive start in this thriller from the bestselling DI Nick Dixon crime series.
Detective Chief Inspector Nick Dixon arrives late for Bridgwater’s winter carnival. He’s come to see the squibbing, the traditional firework display that brings the town’s November festivities to a dramatic close. But when the squib of Avalon Carnival Club president Richard Webb is lit, it explodes, engulfing him in flames.
Dixon knows he’s just witnessed a killer making a very public statement. And he can’t help feeling it’s only the beginning.
After his suspicions are confirmed at the Burnham-on-Sea carnival forty-eight hours later, the race is on to find the killer before the next event in a nearby town.
Can Dixon stop the killings before any more lives are lost? And can he do it with police Professional Standards investigators breathing down his neck?
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About the Author
Damien Boyd is a solicitor by training and draws on his extensive experience of criminal law, along with a spell in the Crown Prosecution Service, to write fast-paced crime thrillers featuring Detective Inspector Nick Dixon.
- Publisher : Thomas & Mercer (14 Jun. 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 381 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1542023610
- ISBN-13 : 978-1542023610
- Dimensions : 12.9 x 2.54 x 19.81 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 7,383 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Being able to picture many of the places, as well as knowing how spectacular Bridgwater carnival is, brings an extra, nostalgic, bonus to this book for me. This aside, the Nick Dixon series never fails to please. Carnival Blues, like all the other books in the series keeps you totally invested in both characters and storylines. I managed to wait a few days before starting to read this latest instalment, but once I begun, I just couldn’t put it down. Now begins the wait for whatever comes next for Nick, Jane and Monty. It can’t come soon enough!
I find it hard to criticize as the book is well paced, keeps you engaged & the the background life of Nick & Jane is a great human element but not an over sentimental one.
I could read it in a day but force myself to stretch it out over a week as I know we will have to wait sometime for the next book.
Thanks again to Damien for a great book - please keep writing & quickly I want to know if it's a boy or a girl.