The Roar of Butterflies

The Roar of Butterflies

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A special gift for Reginald Hill fans on Father's Day -- the return of Joe Sixsmith in a new adventure. Luton in the grip of a sweltering summer is a pretty sedentary place -- which is bad news for the private detective business. Thieves, fraudsters and philanderers take the month off and the only swingers in town are the ones to be found on the 19th hole of the Royal Hoo Golf Course. The civilized reputation of the 'Hoo' is in trouble, however. Shocking allegations of cheating have been directed at one of its leading members, Chris Porphyry. When Chris turns to Joe Sixsmith, PI, he's more than willing to help -- well, he hasn't got any other clients -- only Joe hadn't counted on being charmed, kissed and then dangled out of a window all in the same day! Before long, though, Joe is on the trail of a conspiracy that starts with missing balls, and ends with murder!show more

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  • Downloadable audio file
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged, Windows media ed
  • 0007276478
  • 9780007276479

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Acclaim for the Joe Sixsmith series: '"Killing the Lawyers"!is entertaining, sly, jokey!cynical, well written, and teems with sparkly dialogue -- all the virtues we expect from Hill' The Times 'Splendid moments in this entertaining mystery' Sunday Telegraph 'A thoroughly engaging investigator' TLS 'This is high-speed pantomine! with plenty of sly dialogue to spice the action' Mail on Sunday 'The Sixsmith series has a buoyancy and delectability of its own' Independentshow more

About Reginald Hill

Reginald Hill is a native of Cumbria and former resident of Yorkshire, the setting for his novels featuring Superintendent Dalziel and DCI Pascoe. Their appearances have won him numerous award including a CWA Gold Dagger and Lifetime Achievement award. They have also been adapted into a hugely popular BBC TV series.show more