The Great Darkness, Paperback / softback Book

The Great Darkness Paperback / softback

Part of the Nighthawk series


1939, Cambridge: The opening weeks of the Second World War, and the first blackout - The Great Darkness - covers southern England, enveloping the city.

Detective Inspector Eden Brooke, a wounded hero of the Great War, takes his nightly dip in the cool waters of the Cam.

Daylight reveals a corpse on the riverside, the body torn apart by some unspeakable force.

Brooke investigates, calling on the expertise and inspiration of a faithful group of fellow `nighthawks' across the city, all condemned, like the detective, to a life lived away from the light.

Within hours The Great Darkness has claimed a second victim.

War, it seems, has many victims, but what links these crimes of the night?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby
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  • Category: Historical mysteries
  • ISBN: 9780749022921

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