The 9th novel in the DI Miller series. I love editing these stories – the Scottish slang is great fun and this complex plot kept me guessing until the very end, and I had great feedback from the author for my work:
“Great edit. I’m really pleased with that.
You have made this book so much better, and I’m looking forward to you going through the next one.”
“Edinburgh gangster Adrian Jackson has spent the last 25 years in an American prison, but now he’s free and back home.
He wants to reclaim what was rightfully his and with the help of his wife, Fiona, nobody’s going to stop him.
Or so he thinks…
DI Frank Miller is tasked with making sure Jackson’s transition goes smoothly, but not everybody is pleased to see Jackson back in town.”
I’ve just finished editing the brilliant tenth novel in the DI Miller series, which is now available.
What should have been a routine murder investigation, turns into a deadly nightmare…
DI Frank Miller and some of his team are called in by the CID from the Borders when the body of a woman is found crucified in a graveyard.
A troupe of actors arrive in the town to put on a play, celebrating the Centennial of the birth of famous poet and playwright, Hugh Abernethy.
Abernethy was also an agent with the SOE, until he went missing
during the second World War.
Now, the plane Abernethy was traveling in has been found after a glacier in Iceland gave up its hold on the five-man crew.
The discovery raises more questions than answers; Where was the plane heading? Why was it so far off course? And where are the top-secret documents he had in his possession at the time?
As the festivities clash with the murder investigation, one of the deadliest snow storms to ever hit the UK envelops the small town, trapping everybody inside with a killer.
Cut off from the rest of civilisation, Miller and his team know they must track down a vicious murderer, who seems to know the real reason why Abernethy was on that plane, and will stop anybody else from finding out.
For some, the drama is real and the stage is set for murder…
A quick but emotional read - reading about the cruelty to the dog was heartbreaking but this was a lovely tale of the love and healing that animals can bring to our lives.
I would have given five stars but for the missed typos - a few t...
I get the impression that this could be a nice story but I've had to give up after forcing myself to go as far as 15% of the way through. If this novel has ever been near a remotely professional editor then the author was conned.
Another very enjoyable story but with a few niggles, hence the four stars rather than five. Maybe it's because I was tired but the editing issues grated on me more than in the first story and, do people really generally believe that 'ear...