Bryant & may and the burning man : Peculiar Crimes Unit Series, Book 12. / Christopher Fowler.
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- ISBN: 9780345547699 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| No case is too curious for Arthur Bryant and John May, London's most ingenious detectives. But with their beloved city engulfed in turmoil, they'll have to work fast to hold a sinister killer's feet to the fire. In the week before Guy Fawkes Night, London's peaceful streets break out in sudden unrest. Enraged by a scandal involving a corrupt financier accused of insider trading, demonstrators are rioting outside the Findersbury Private Bank, chanting, marching, and growing violent. But when someone hurls a Molotov cocktail at the bank's front door, killing a homeless man on its steps, Bryant, May, and the rest of the Peculiar Crimes Unit team are called in. Is this an act of protest gone terribly wrong? Or a devious, premeditated murder? Their investigation heats up when a second victim is reported dead in similar fiery circumstances. May discovers the latest victim has ties to the troubled bank, and Bryant refuses to believe this is mere coincidence. As...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5 KB).
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