The Rimmer Tree

The Rimmer Tree

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On a remote Sussex farm backward seventeen year old ANNA thinks of her baby and takes an eternity to die on a prickly rope. Four decades later, ALAN CAIN, a man without malice but even less tact, finds a three-fingered hand violating his suburban letterbox on a bitter winter evening. Fractious by nature, Cain is already fighting to keep his kids and career before he stumbles upon the same hand severed next to a headless body in a disused Victorian pump house. Cain soon learns he has history with the victim and not in a good way. Made prime suspect by Detective Chief Inspector Badman, Cain pursues his only clues while evading capture: an old mourning card, a man called Rimmer and a back street hostel. Assisted by a reluctant priest and an indomitable young woman, he meets betrayal, corruption and unexpected support while unravelling the long shadow of a forty year old injustice. The Rimmer Tree is a crime mystery set in a fictitious UK city.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 16.26mm | 394.62g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507646550
  • 9781507646557

About Paddy Kildarra

Paddy Kildarra is Dublin born, spent time in the military and studied graphic design before a career in public service. He has three children and lives in the UK.show more

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