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The Tangled Web (A Sergeant Martin Nicols Mystery)

By Alistair Kinnon

Stanley Park, Vancouver.

Two bodies are discovered early one morning.

A man killed by a single stab wound to the left side of his chest.

And a boy whose young life was ended by a single gunshot through the roof of his mouth.

The man’s body has been horribly mutilated: the penis, testicles and scrotum have been clumsily removed.

But by whom? And for what evil ends?

Sergeant Martin Nicols is sent from Toronto to Vancouver to investigate. 

The murder might be linked to a child murder ring he has cracked open in his home town. 

But thousands of miles from his usual beat, Nicols is suddenly thrown into a seedy underworld of child vice, inhuman torture and cruel death.

As he starts to investigate, Nicols finds himself up against powerful, sinister forces. Battling against hostile and jealous colleagues and infuriating red tape that threatens to run his investigation into the ground, this is the hardest case of his long career. 
And Nicols finds himself caught up in A Tangled Web – one where the rich and powerful and depraved can get away with murder. 

‘The Tangled Web’ is a gripping murder mystery, perfect for fans of Patricia Cornwell, Ian Rankin and Kathy Reichs. 

“A classic page-turner. I was gripped.” – Robert Foster, best-selling author of The Lunar Code.

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