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Rather To Be Pitied

Rather To Be Pitied

The Second DS Kite novel

By Jan Newton

Crime / Mystery / Thriller, Fiction, Forthcoming Titles, Novels


Available on backorder


Newly promoted DS Julie Kite has been in sleepy mid-Wales for mere months when she’s faced with her second murder case. A man’s body has been found by school kids trekking the Monk’s Trod.

The trail takes her back north to her parents in Manchester and to a housing estate in Blackpool. It’s not a simple case – a young mother has disappeared, but so has her son and her next door neighbour’s wife. And the husband of the landlady of the B&B where the girl was staying. When Julie encounters an ex-serviceman farmhand with PTSD the case gets more complex still.


From the author of Remember No More, the first DS Kite novel:

… the calculated but believable plot with its parallel threads will keep you guessing right to the end.” John Cleal, Crime Review 

"A rare treat from a fine storyteller. Elegantly written, meticulously paced” Fflur Dafydd, author of The Library Suicides

ISBN: 9781909983861
Language: English
Categories: Crime / Mystery / Thriller, Fiction, Forthcoming Titles, Novels
First Published by Honno: 21st March 2019

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