Dead in the Dog

Dead in the Dog

By Bernard Knight

Severn House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780727881618, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 2012


A" fifties murders mystery set in """"""""""""Malaya"" from author of the Crowner John books. - "Arriving in Singapore, newly-qualified pathologist Tom Howden is still questioning his decision to sign on for three years in Her Majesty's Far East Land Forces. As he settles in, he discovers that his new home is a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. When an English planter is attacked one night, the finger of suspicion naturally points at local bandits, rather than a fellow Englishman. It soon becomes clear, however, that the situation is rather more complicated and deadly than it first appeared. Tom Howden's newly-acquired forensic skills are about to be put to the ultimate test.

About the Author
Bernard Knight is a retired Home Office pathologist renowned for his work on such high-profile cases as the Fred and Rosemary West murders. Bernard is the author of the Crowner John series, as well as the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series.