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The Rat Island Murders (14)

Five skeletons are unearthed on Rat Island, some date from the 18th century, but one is much more recent. Who is she? Detective Inspector Horton is on the case with some personal trepidation

The Rat Island Murders

Five skeletons are unearthed on Rat Island, an uninhabited island owned by the Ministry of Defence. Among them are the remains of a woman dubbed ‘Quintessa’ by the detectives, who was murdered sometime in the 1980s.

Then Horton receives a mysterious phone call from Adele Goldsby, the daughter of a Portsmouth politician who died in suspicious circumstances.  She says she has something important she wants to tell Horton and that they must meet on the Wightlink ferry — urgently.  But Adele doesn’t show up. She is nowhere to be found. What was she going to tell him?

Horton suspects the Goldsby and Quintessa cases are somehow linked. Now all he has to do is convince his bosses . . .

(Please note this was previously published as Dead Passage).

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Other books in this series

Solent Murder Mysteries - Box Set - Books 10-12
Solent Murder Mysteries - Box Set -Books 7-9
The Hayling Island Murders
Solent Murder Mysteries - Box Set -Books 4-6
The South Binness Murders
The Portsmouth Murders
The Luccombe Bay Murders
Solent Murder Mysteries - Box Set -Books 1-3
The Guernsey Ferry Murders
The Thorney Island Murders
The Boathouse Murders
The Cowes Week Murders
The Oyster Quays Murders
The Farlington Marsh Murders
The Chale Bay Murders
The Portchester Castle Murders
The Isle of Wight Murders
The Royal Hotel Murders
The Horsea Marina Murders
The Langstone Harbour Murders


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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