Murder in Hindsight

Murder in Hindsight

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While Acton and Doyle, two of Scotland Yard's finest, pursue a self-appointed judge, jury, and executioner, Acton's own questionable methods may prove their undoing. The victims are all criminals who eluded justice--until they ran afoul of an avenger whose modus operandi is a bullet to the back of the head. The key to the vigilante's identity lies in connecting the cold cases to an event that may have triggered retribution after all these years. Meanwhile, Doyle finds herself shadowed by a mysterious figure. After the man steps forward to rescue her from harm, she wonders why he is invested in protecting her. But when she learns he's in contact with Acton's nemesis, she fears she's being used in a plot against her husband. The stakes are high, and both Doyle and Acton must work independently to outwit the players--before their lives are brought crashing down like a house of cards.
Publisher: New York : Kensington Pub. Corp., 2015
ISBN: 9780758287960
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Apr 24, 2018

These Doyle & Acton Scotland Yard series books are FANTASTIC! So much so that I requested the library to purchase the latest 4 books. Doyle is an amazing female character who is a good person with upstanding morals. Doyle is always encouraging people in her vicinity to make good choices but doesn't condemn them if they don't. Doyle has courage to face scary things in real-life situations. Readers will not be disappointed with this series.

Feb 24, 2015

Damn...every time a book in this series comes out, I immediately drop whatever I'm reading. My apologies to the other authors. Please stand by, I will get back to you.
Perhaps one of the oddest pairs of detectives in popular crime fiction is back. As usual, the plot is convoluted & you never know where the next threat is coming from.
Some of the story lines from previous books are continued but there are a few twists that make you wonder if you really knew some of the returning characters. And unfortunately, Owens (a police officer killed in a previous book) is coming back to haunt Doyle & Acton. Turns out he was a little better connected than they thought.
As for the Doyle & Acton, they are finally settling into life together & their individual quirks guarantee the marriage is anything but boring. There are several cases on the go, one involving a possible serial killer & as the bodies begin to pile up, it's clear that someone is trying to bring Acton down & if his wife gets caught in the middle, so be it.
Reynolds, their house keeper, continues to be one of my favourite characters. His combination of dry wit & sang froid makes him the kind of guy who will coolly finish preparing dinner after helping you hide a body.
It's a fast paced police procedural with a touch of romance & plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing. the long wait for the next book begins.


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