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Imperfection is the first book in a thrilling new crime series featuring D.I. Stewart Gardener and D. S. Sean Reilly. A haunting message scrawled on the dressing room wall of a theatre: the scene of a murder. It had been written using the blood from the victim, previously drained in a separate location. At the autopsy, D.I. Gardener and D.S. Reilly are shown a riddle carved into the chest of the corpse, informing them there would be more. Their efforts to find out why are continually blocked by a wall of contradiction, with little in the way of evidence to support their cause. Steered back to the scene of the crime and a disused prop room, Gardener and his trusted sergeant find another puzzle. The murderer, it seems, is playing games. It soon becomes clear to Gardener and Reilly that to find the killer they need to solve the clues, and to do that, they must tunnel their way into the past, where the streets were paved with gold, and to a man who had terrified people before either of them had even been born...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 30.48mm | 385.55g
  • Rochester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1911331248
  • 9781911331247

About Ray Clark

Ray Clark ========= Ray's 1998 publication of Manitou Man: The World of Graham Masterton, was nominated for both the World and British Fantasy Awards. Clark's crime novels, featuring D.I. Stewart Gardener and D. S. Sean Reilly, are set in the West Yorkshire city of Leeds.
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244 ratings
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5 43% (104)
4 35% (86)
3 14% (34)
2 5% (13)
1 3% (7)
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