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The Head In The Ice

Richard James

Category: Mystery/thriller

Winter, 1892. A woman’s head found in the River Thames. Battling with guilt over his wife’s death – and having spent time recovering in an asylum – Inspector George Bowman must join his colleagues, Sergeant Graves and Inspector Hicks, to discover the woman’s identity. Following a chase across the frozen streets of London, Bowman must defeat his own demons to catch the killer.

Winter, 1892.

A woman’s head found in the River Thames.

Battling with feelings of guilt over his wife’s death – and having spent time recovering in an asylum – Detective Inspector George Bowman must join his colleagues, Sergeant Graves and Inspector Hicks, to discover the woman’s identity.

A deal struck with the editor of the Evening Standard to follow the investigation from within turns sour following a botched ambush on a suspect’s lair.

A false identification, a doomed visit to a Spiritualist Meeting and Graves’ investigations into a ship called Nimrod all serve to bring Bowman closer to a revelation.

The investigation unfolds, but Graves and Hicks grow increasingly concerned at Bowman’s mental state.

A chase across the frozen streets of London leads to a final confrontation on the waters of The Thames, where Bowman must face the demons that haunt him to catch the killer.

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