With girlfriend DS Jacquie Carpenter back at investigating and little son, Nolan, a fast-growing six months, Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell, Head of Sixth Form at Leighford High, hires an au pair, Juanita Reyes. The summer slowly unfolds in sleepy seaside Leighford, and Juanita seems perfect, doting on the baby and working hard to improve her English. Then, she goes missing. And so does Rodrigo Mendoza, a Spanish teacher at a neighboring school. When Rodrigo's body is found in a hurriedly dug grave, Maxwell rushes to Juanita's defence as the spotlight of suspicion descends upon her. But then a second corpse appears . . .
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'Trow's skill at spinning mysteries a twist further then expected keeps him at the top of the form.' Sunday Telegraph 'An impressive mix of humour, sadness and suspense, this is gripping to the very end. Mail on Sunday
About M. J. Trow
M. J. TROW is a full-time teacher of history who has been doubling as a crime writer for seventeen years. Originally from Rhondda in South Wales he claims to be the only Welshman who cannot sing or play rugby. He currently lives on the Isle of Wight with his wife and son. His interests include collecting militaria, film, the supernatural and true crime. The author of the Inspector Sholto Lestrade series and six non-fiction books, Maxwell's Point is the eleventh novel featuring Peter 'Mad Max' Maxwell.
Maxwell's Point by M. J. Trow
M. J. Trow
Peter Maxwell Mysteries
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