A desperate gumshoe…
A stolen antique…
Jefferson Cole is about to find out that being a Private Investigator can be murder…

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When Jefferson Cole, an American Private Eye in London, finds his funds running low, he is relieved when he is asked by a rich client to recover a stolen Chinese antique. But when a young woman is brutally murdered, Cole finds himself dragged into a world of blackmail and betrayal. Can he solve the murder and get the antique before his bank account hits zero?

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Dead Set


A national treasure…
A devious killer…
Showbusiness isn’t all fun and games…

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When movie star Michael Masterton receives death threats on the set of his latest film, US-born, London-based private detective Jefferson Cole is called in to investigate and keep the stories from the press. Cole looks forward to an easy gig; all he has to do is keep the actor alive until the film wraps – simple, right? When the death threats escalate to murder attempts, Cole finds himself racing to figure out who the mystery killer could be from the small cast and crew. Can he find the killer before the director calls ‘cut’?

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About DM James

DM James is the crime-writing alias of writer Dan Metcalf. After years of writing for children, Dan decided to turn to crime (in literary terms only) and hasn’t looked back. DM James now lives in his mind part-time, smoking roll-ups and gambling away his royalties. He also hates having his photo taken. Both Dan and DM live in the south-west of England and struggle with a crippling addiction to biscuits.

Dead Beat

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