The 3rd Goodhew Novel – The Calling
Constable and Robinson
The third novel in the DC Goodhew series, following on from Cambridge Blue and The Siren, from the rising star Alison Bruce.
She wouldn’t die like this.
The icy rain sprayed across the lake in shards of sharp splinters. Kaye’s skin smarted and dribbles of water slid inside her clothes. She was gagged and bound. And the only person who knew where to find her wasn’t coming back…
Fifty miles away in Cambridge town centre a deeply disturbed young woman is standing by a payphone. She knows she often feels compelled to do harmful things and is driven by a desire to make a call.
DC Gary Goodhew is one of the detectives assigned to find Kaye and when her body is discovered the only clue to the potential murderer is a woman’s voice on his answerphone saying, ‘Kaye isn’t the first and won’t be the last…’
- ISBN-10: 1780333838
- ISBN-13: 978-1780333830
Available as hardback, paperback, eBook and audiobook.
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Bruce’s superior prose elevates this above many other contemporary British police procedurals. — Publishers Weekly
Goodhew stands alone. I’m looking forward to more of his investigations. — Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Smart, ambitious…. A pleasingly different police procedural. — Kirkus Reviews
[Bruce] develops complex characters and shows an admirable command of language…. Other Goodhew adventures are sure to follow. — Gumshoe Review
Goodhew keeps the tale brisk especially in the latter half as he methodically follows every lead. Fans will enjoy his efforts to solve the complex case even as readers will try to beat him to the punch as Alison Bruce provides all the clues in plain sight. — Harriet Klausner, Genre-Go-Round Reviews