Murder Most Vile, the ninth book the the Langham and Dupré series, is out now from Severn House.
“It was not I, but rage, did this vile murder; Yet I, and not my rage, must answer it.” – Thomas Heywood.
April, 1957. When Donald Langham is approached by a retired businessman to find his artist son, what starts as a simple missing persons case soon turns to murder as a body is discovered in a disused warehouse.
While investigating the killing, Langham’s business partner Ralph Ryland must confront his past as a Mosley-ite Blackshirt in the Thirties. In the course of their search for the murderer, Ralph is kidnapped by a gangland boss and Langham must not only attempt to save his friend’s life, but track down a killer who strikes not once but three times…
Murder Most Vile combines a traditional whodunnit mystery with gripping suspense and a thrilling dénouement.