Pictures of Perfection (Dalziel & Pascoe, Book 13)

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For suspense, ingenuity and sheer comic effrontery this takes the absolute, appetizing biscuit’ Sunday Times

High in the Mid-Yorkshire dales stand the pretty village of Enscombe, proud survivor of all that history has thrown at it. But now market forces mass at the gates and the old way of life seems to be changing fast. The Law can do little to stop the ever-growing crimes against tradition, but when a policeman goes missing DCI Pascoe gets worried. Andy Dalziel thinks he’s overreacting until the normally phlegmatic Sergeant Wield shows signs of changing his first impressions of village life.

Over two eventful days a new pattern emerges, of lust and lying, of family feuds and ancient injuries, of frustrated desires and unbalanced minds. Finally, inevitably, everything comes to a bloody climax at the Squire’s Reckoning, when the villagers gather each Lady Day to feast and pay old debts…and not even the presence of the Mid-Yorkshire CID trio can change the course of history…

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Paperback. Pub Date :2009-06-25 Pages: 448 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK For suspense. ingenuity and sheer comic effrontery this takes the absolute. appetizing biscuit Sunday Times High in the Mid-Yorkshire dales stand the pretty village of Enscombe . proud survivor of all that history has thrown at it. But now market forces mass at the gates and the old way of life seems to be changing fast. The Law can do little to stop the ever-growing crimes against tradition. but when a policeman goes missing DCI Pascoe gets worried. Andy Dalziel thinks he's overreacting until the normally phlegmatic Sergeant Wield shows signs of changing his first impressions of village life.Over two eventful days a new pattern emerges. of lust and lying. of family feuds and ancient injuries . of frustrated desires and unbalanced minds. Finally. inevitably. everything comes to a bloody ...

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For suspense, ingenuity and sheer comic effrontery this takes the absolute, appetizing biscuit’ Sunday Times

High in the Mid-Yorkshire Dales stands the traditional village of Enscombe, seemingly untouched by the modern world. But contemporary life is about to intrude when the disappearance of a policeman brings Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel and DCI Peter Pascoe to its doors.

As the detectives dig beneath the veneer of idyllic village life a new pattern emerges: of family feuds, ancient injuries, cheating and lies. And finally, as the community gathers for the traditional Squire’s Reckoning, it looks as if the simmering tensions will erupt in a bloody climax...

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