The Figure in the Dusk

John Creasey wrote more than six hundred novels using twenty-eight different pseudonyms during his career as a novelist.

This is one of the Chief Inspector Roger West books known alternatively as ‘A Case for Inspector West’ in the UK.

Members of an extended family are gradually being shot dead in their cars and houses in The Home Counties, Yorkshire, and the West Midlands. CI West has a suspect in mind but he seems more interested in having relationships with women and sponging money off them than killing their male relations. The plot is suspenseful, moves along quickly, and involves putting together a picture from various clues that makes a jarring, fractured image. Eventually another shooting results in the shooter being arrested, however the truth dawns that not all the victims were shot by the same person…

Published by Julian Worker

Julian was born in Leicester, attended school in Yorkshire, and university in Liverpool. He has been to 94 countries and territories and intends to make the 100 when travel is easier. He writes travel books, murder / mysteries and absurd fiction. His sense of humour is distilled from The Marx Brothers, Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and Midsomer Murders. His latest book is about a Buddhist cat who tries to help his squirrel friend fly further from a children's slide.

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