DS Fielding and her team have quite a case to solve after discovering a series of deaths in Manchester resemble the work of a popular novelist. Newly retired Hannah Sanderson loves reading crime novels, so when her favorite author, Jonas Burke, comes to town for a book signing, she wants to meet him. However, when she starts reading his latest novel, she finds that one of the crimes featured in it is too close to home. When DS Sally Fielding discovers that her police officer father died of a heart attack caused by tasering, she is shocked. But when Hannah goes on to explain that his death is described in intricate detail in a novel she has recently read, Sally’s suspicions are raised, and she begins an investigation. With a small team in place, Sally and her colleagues cross-reference all the descriptions of Burke’s fictitious crimes with cases in the police database. Will DS Fielding be able to solve the mystery before anyone else gets hurt? And is the truth really stranger than fiction? The third book in Pamela Murray’s acclaimed Manchester Murder series, Duplicity can also be read as a stand-alone or as part of the series, and it’s perfect for fans of authors like Helen H. Durrant, Angela Marsons, and J. R. Ellis. show more
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