Murder... Now and Then

Jill McGown

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08 May 2014
374 pages


Victor Holyoak made his millions by selling state-of-the-art security systems. In the end, even the most sophisticated devices were no protection against the intruder who murdered him in his own factory.

The millionnaire's death shocked the townsfolk of Stansfield. But was there something they didn't know about their deceased benefactor?

Chief Inspector Lloyd was convinced he had seen Victor somewhere before. Was his memory playing tricks again? Or did the murky past hold the clues to a murder that seemed to come under the heading of unfinished business?

Careful plotting, strong characters and solid detection are the traditional values of Jill McGown's stories

Scotland on Sunday

All the essential ingredients of the best whodunnits

Daily Mail

Lavish with cumulative clues and revelations, McGown teases to the absolute, agonizing limit as murders ancient and modern are resolved.

Sunday Times