In this, the third DCI Burt mystery, the stakes are high as DCI Burt and his colleagues become involved in an international game of intrigue. DCI Burt is sent to investigate the murders of two young and foreign women, and as the clues lead him on, he begins to see all is not as simple as it might have seemed.
Orders from on high have DCI Burt joining a secret society, The Syndicate, which has powerful members called Disciples. These ruthless people control the highest corridors of government. What is their connection to the two murdered women? Can DCI Burt unravel the mystery and solve the murders in this dangerous high-stakes game?
This is the first book I’ve read by John Reid, and the first in the DCI Steve Burt series.
We follow DCI Steve Burt of the Metropolitan Police on a new murder inquiry, when 2 mutilated girls bodies are found in Essex, Steve abd his team are asked to go and help investigate the murders…but pretty soon we find out that there are other agendas at work here and we are taken on a journey involving espionage and coffee until we find out who the person is.
An easy read but an intricate plot.
3 ⭐⭐⭐ read.
About the Author
The author was born in Scotland and, after serving in the Army, embarked on a career in industry. He has worked in several different sectors in senior roles and was latterly CEO of a large international data capture company. He retired for the first time in 1995 to take on a consultancy designed to help new businesses become established. In 2018, he finally retired from business life to become a full-time author. John lives in Scotland and Portugal with his wife and they have two grown-up sons.
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