Broken Fall: A D.I. Harland novella

Hachette UK
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Accident? Or murder? DI Harland is on the case...
Contains the short story BROKEN FALL and a 7-chapter preview at the latest DI Harland novel, CUT OUT.

When Detective Inspector Graham Harland first sees the body, it's just a tragic little bundle lying at the foot of the stairs, the shock of white hair bright against the dark carpet.
It looks like a straightforward accident. Albert Errington, aged seventy-nine, lived alone in his Bristol home and appears to have taken a nasty tumble down the stairs late one night. His death seems a terrible shock for his son and daughter, and his long-term carer.
But ever-observant, DI Harland is sure this isn't an accidental death. And he will find out who is trying to get away with murder...

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About the author

Fergus McNeill has been creating computer games since the early eighties, writing his first interactive fiction titles while still at school. Over the years he has designed, directed and illustrated games for all sorts of systems, including the BBC Micro, the Apple iPad, and almost everything in between.
Now running an app development studio, Fergus lives in Hampshire with his wife and teenage son. EYE CONTACT is his first novel.

You can visit Fergus's website www.fergusmcneill.co.uk, find him on Facebook www.facebook.com/fergusmcneillauthor or follow him on Twitter twitter.com/fergusmcneill.

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Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Jan 15, 2015
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Pages
200
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ISBN
9781473611436
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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