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A Deeper Shade of Blue
by Paul Johnston
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When Alex Mavros is asked to track down a missing woman, he jumps at the chance to leave the stifling heat of Athens. But after travelling to the small island of Trigono, he realises that there is more than one mystery to be solved.
When Alex Mavros is asked to track down a missing woman, he jumps at the chance to leave the stifling heat of Athens. Travelling to the small island of Trigono, he soon realises that there is more than one mystery to be solved. How did a young couple drown in the nets of a fishing boat? Why did a British journalist leave without telling her friends? Why is the millionaire Theocharis so nervous and whose bones does old Maro keep beneath her bed? The answers lie in events that took place during the Second World War, events that tie in with the island's most ancient history. In a race to prevent a terrible crime being repeated, Alex Mavros is pitted against a ruthless and depraved killer...
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About Paul Johnston
Paul Johnston has written five previous highly-acclaimed crime novels, the first of which, BODY POLITIC, won the CWA John Creasey Memorial Dagger. He divides his time between a small Greek island and Scotland where he was born and grew up.
A Deeper Shade of Blue by Paul Johnston
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