A trainee jockey has been kicked to death by an aggressive stallion at the local stables. Deemed an accidental death, the case is closed. But when the jockey’s brother returns from active service, he sparks an armed siege, demanding the investigation be re-opened and the truth uncovered.
Still recovering from the physical and mental scars of his last case, Detective Inspector Nick Dixon is dragged deep into a murky world of betting scams and murder, where people will do anything to keep their secrets. Even if that means silencing a DI who keeps asking the wrong questions about the wrong dead jockey...
Kickback is the third novel in the highly acclaimed DI Nick Dixon Crime Serie
DI Nick Dixon Book 3
Noel Woodman has been kicked to death by a racing horse at the racing stables in which he worked. A terrible accident, or so everyone belives.
It’s his bother Jon, who has had to take extreme measures for someone to listen to him and his belief that this was no accident.
Its DI Nick Dixon then is heading up the investigation. He certainly likes to get stuck in and is a great character.
This is the 3rd book I have read by this author, the 3rd in the series, I have really enjoyed this book found the story origional and interesting. The book certainly managed to keep my attention.
The discovery of a severed head in a golf course bunker triggers a frantic race to find a serial killer that brings the town of Burnham-on-Sea to a standstill.
A connection is made with a series of unsolved murders harking back to the 1970s, and Detective Inspector Nick Dixon finds himself caught in a race against time that takes him the length and breadth of the country.
The brutal killing of an elderly man raises the stakes and, as he closes in, Dixon begins to question whether he is chasing one serial killer or two.
Head in the Sand is the second novel in the highly acclaimed DI Nick Dixon Crime Series.
Book 2 of 7 in The DI Nick Dixon Crime Series (7 Book Series) #HeadInTheSand
Book 2 in the Di Nick Dixon Crime Series. I'm pretty new to this series, having only read book one and two so, but I consider myself quite lucky as I can dive into the rest of the series so far at my leisure. No hanging around waiting for the next one.
I've enjoyed this book, I'm slowly getting to know characters and making my mind up of what I think of them.
A head is found in the sand at a golf course. It's down to the team to figure out the who, why and how. And it's done very well.
When the case seems to be linked to a case decades before the story really gets going and makes you think.
Very well written and thoroughly enjoyable. Gorey but not to over done. A crime thriller to keep you guessing, and will keep you turning the pages.
Rock climbing is now a blood sport.Detective Inspector Nick Dixon's former climbing partner, Jake Fayter, is dead. Killed in a fall whilst practising a new route on High Rock, Cheddar Gorge. Convinced that Jake would not have made such a simple mistake, Nick Dixon starts digging and uncovers a web of intrigue and criminal activity that will rock the sleepy seaside town of Burnham-on-Sea to its core.
As the body count rises, Dixon is forced to break every rule in the book and put his own life on the line to bring the killer out into the open.
A fast paced crime thriller that will leave you gasping for breath, As The Crow Flies is a spine tingling introduction for DI Nick Dixon and a spectacular debut novel from crime fiction writer, Damien Boyd.
A very easy to read but interesting story. At only 180 pages it was very easy to get stuck into and finish.
This is the fist book featuring Detective Inspector Nick Dixon.As its only a short book it seems to get right to the point early on.,
Detective Inspector Nick Dixon has recently left a career in the Met to move to the Avon & Somerset Police force, He's a character I kind of liked right away.
He receives a call telling him his friend and Former Climbing partner had died.
Dixons friend Jake Fayter has died whilst practicing a new route on High rock. in cheddar Gorge. But Dixon knows that Jake would not have made a basic error in tying a knot, and he is then drawn into the investigation as to the cause of death.
A really well written book, I not read many around rock climbing, and wasn't sure how I was going to find this one, but i really did enjoy it.
I recieved this book for review via Netgalley. And luckily I took the chance and downloaded the next two at the same time. I'm glad I did and look forward to reading them both.
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