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Und dead from unnatural causes namely a blast to the head from a Kalashnikov Her husband an American tobacco tycoon is distinctly unfazed Meanwhile big time drug smugglers on the Hull After the first two fabulous books featuring DI Charlie Priest I felt that this one slipped just a little Probably because Charlie is not actually at work in the book he s off on sick leave stressed out from the events at the end of book two And the story in this one seems just a little implausible that he is working under cover in a smugglingdrugs sting while being off work for a different branch of the police force Nothing official but his expenses are being paid How does that work It seemed not only implausible but very unwise and dangerous The boss who asked Charlie to do this is trying to trap the big boss in the smuggling ring yet Charlie is really provided very little cover and he blows a lot of itwell I won t spoil it for you but I just thought that for a smart copper he did some pretty stupid thingsRegarding the actual murder cases he drifts in to work and then is off work again so the cases barely skim the tips of his fingers and yet WE are much involved because we re hearing part of the stories from the POV of some of the bad guys and the victims This book focuses uite a lot on Charlie s personal life as well and his day to day routines such as they were I m hoping he s back on track at good old Heckley nick by the time the next book rolls aroundDon t get me wrong I love this character and setting and the writingthis one just felt a bit off kilter

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The Judas Sheep

To Rotterdam run demand his attention When Charlie discovers the connection between his previous enuiry and the drug smugglers he realizes that he's on very dangerous territory indee Typical Pawson a police procedural with some gentle dry ish humour not much violence though the reader is aware that it is always a possibility and a beautiful end to the crime story component of the book particularly to English readers who might know some of the locations involved Humber Bridge and its environs and the Ribblehead Viaduct plus a final passing mention of Kielder Forest

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Detective Inspector Charlie Priest of the East Pennine force is officially on sick leave but this brief break from work comes to an abrupt end when Mrs Marina Norris's chauffeur is fo Having read a few of this series previously this was a very welcome return to Charlie Priest and the crowd at Heckley nickAs I was about halfway through I remember thinking that this was my kind of book an English police drama in an area that I know a policeman who is happy with his lot who gets on with his colleagues and importantly his superiors and whose wife accepts his strange hours of workThere are murders rapes violence and drugs but the author doesnt wollow in needless detailThoroughly enjoyable and another in the series is waiting on top of my bookcase


10 thoughts on “The Judas Sheep

  1. says:

    Having read a few of this series previously this was a very welcome return to Charlie Priest and the crowd at Heckley nickAs I was about halfway through I remember thinking that this was my kind of book; an English police drama in an area that

  2. says:

    Really enjoyed this and glad I stayed with the series I would recommend to anyone who like British police procedure and 'Englishness

  3. says:

    A good read unsure of the title's meaning in relation to the story though there are hints along the way Will look for the next Charlie Priest book

  4. says:

    After the first two fabulous books featuring DI Charlie Priest I felt that this one slipped just a little Probably because Charlie is not actually 'at work' in the book he's off on sick leave 'stressed out' from the events at the end of book two And the story in this one seems just a little implausible that he is working 'under cover' in a smugglingdrugs sting while being off work for a different branch of the police force Nothing

  5. says:

    Great Love the new author So hard to find Great seriesgreat characters great mysteries About to read the next one Just have to say thisNEVER kill the dog

  6. says:

    Although officially on sick leave DI Charlie Priest of the East Pennine force is becoming restless When a chauffeur is found murdered

  7. says:

    Typical Pawson a police procedural with some gentle dry ish humour not much violence though the reader is aware that it is

  8. says:

    Lite read Too many coincidences and poor witticisms apart from one joke detective visits west country and befriends a boy who interrupts the practice murder of an MP by a gang he also gets mixed up with on the east coast at Hull heard about the drug addict injecting curry powder He's now in a korma Would read another when wanting s

  9. says:

    Meh Many other good British police procedurals around Although I like the characters in these books I am picky about my crimes I just

  10. says:

    RATING 45