Welcome to my spot on the blog tour forThe Corfe Castle Murders by Rachel McLean. Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot on the tour. Read on for more info and my review.
Meet DCI Lesley Clarke. She’s a straight-talking city copper who doesn’t suffer fools gladly… and she’s been transferred to rural Dorset.
After being injured in a bomb attack, Lesley is presented with a choice -early retirement, or a period of respite in a calmer location.
But things don’t stay calm for long.
Before she’s even started her new job, Lesley is dragged into investigating a murder at one of England’s most iconic landmarks, the imposing Corfe Castle.
Lesley must hit the ground running. Can she get along with her new partner DS Dennis Frampton, a traditionalist who doesn’t appreciate her style? How will she navigate the politics of a smaller force where she’s a bigger, and less welcome, fish? And most importantly, can shesolve the murder before the killer strikes again?
The Corfe Castle Murders is a compelling, character-driven mystery perfect for fans of Ruth Rendell, Colin Dexter, Faith Martin and Joy Ellis.
The Corfe Castle Murders is not my first read by Rachel McLean, so I was excited to see she had a new series for me to check out.
This is compelling, character-driven murder mystery that kept me entertained from page one. I really enjoyed the mystery, and was enjoyed the surprises.
Lesley is an awesome main character. She is very blunt, and she definitely swears a lot. She runs a tight ship with her team, which I think really helped them work this case. She’s very good about not making assumptions. Her team is not very fond of her language, but the team still works well together.
I enjoyed this police procedural. The characters are intriguing and the plot line was entertaining. I am looking forward to the next book.
Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for the review copy and the opportunity to honestly review this book on the blog tour. All opinions are my own and unbiased.
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