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Death in the Harbour (2)

Scotland Yard's Inspector Alun Ryga is sent to Newhaven, East Sussex to unravel the mystery of why an ordinary police constable was murdered and his wife has gone missing

Death in the Harbour

1950, Newhaven, East Sussex.

One foggy November evening, Police Constable George Swinley disappears while working his usual beat.

Four days later, his lifeless body is found floating in Newhaven Harbour.

His death is ruled as an unfortunate accident — it’s assumed he lost his footing in the dark. But his devoted wife Myra thinks otherwise. George knew the harbour like the back of his hand.

Determined to uncover the truth, Myra visits an old friend at Scotland Yard to plead for help. But he doesn’t think there’s much he can do.

Then Myra herself goes missing. She never makes it home from London.

Inspector Alun Ryga is sent to the Sussex coast to investigate. But nothing can prepare him for what he’s about to find . . .



‘The story is well plotted . . . Pauline Rowson captures the period perfectly.’ Mystery People

‘Love these new characters and the setting is great.’

"Well, I wasn't expecting that! Though I did get part of it right, I didn't guess the killer. One person I thought was dodgy turned out to be exactly that. But the was only a small part of the whole. A very good book and I look forward to reading the next one."

"I have just read the first two books of this series and thoroughly enjoyed them. Cleverly put together, and kept me guessing right through. No I didn’t work out ‘who done it’. Looking forward to carrying on with series."

"The second book in the series does not disappoint. Set further along the coast in Sussex it holds the same intrigue and mystery as the first instalment. Now onto book three with anticipation of more of Inspector Ryga and Eva investigating."



Other books in this series

Death On Board
Death in the Dunes
Death in the Cove
Death In the Nets


About Pauline

Pauline Rowson lives on the South Coast of England and is the best selling author of many crime novels, published by Joffe Books. Her popular crime novels include the DI Andy Horton Solent Murder Mystery series, the Art Marvik mystery thrillers and the 1950s set Inspector Ryga mysteries. Subscribe to her newsletter for all the latest books news.

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