By David Mark
“Compelling… Richly fulfilling and informed with extraordinary flair.” —Daily Mail (UK)
When “swinger” Simon Appleyard is located strung-up and bare in his condo, the professionals are just too chuffed to chalk it as much as suicide. in any case, a brand new gang has taken over the neighborhood drug alternate, and Detective Superintendant Trish Pharaoh’s severe and arranged Crime Unit is administered ragged. A homicide research is the very last thing they need.
But extra our bodies start to floor, and all are in some way hooked up to the underground erotic scene. even though Detective Sargeant Aector McAvoy will be completely content material to stick domestic together with his spouse and their child child, he starts off to suspect that homicide is simply the start. As his research brings him uncomfortably on the subject of the neighborhood political elite, McAvoy realizes he's looking a sadistic killer with a lust that won’t be chuffed till the River Humber runs crimson.
By David K. Frasier
A significant other quantity to the author's Suicide within the leisure undefined: An Encyclopedia of 840 20th Century circumstances (2002), this reference paintings chronicles 298 circumstances of what may be commonly outlined as "celebrity" homicides from the early 20th century onward. situations are drawn from the geographical regions of movie, theatre, song, dance and different leisure fields. In every one example, the individual used to be both the particular or suspected culprit or the sufferer of a murder.
incorporated are entries on such famous personalities as movie comic Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, actress Sharon Tate, track manufacturer Phil Spector, rap artist infamous B.I.G., and star Michael Jackson. each one access covers the crime, its criminal disposition, and the subject's own history, comprehensively documented with notes and a separate bibliography.