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London during the long, dark days of the Blitz: a city outwardly in ruins, weakened by exhaustion and rationing - and DCI Edward Greenaway keeps a careful eye on everyone.

Out on the streets, something nastier is stirring: London's prostitutes are being murdered, their bodies left mutilated to taunt the police. As he follows a bloody trail through backstreets, Greenaway must use all his skill to stop the slaughter.

©2015 Cathi Unsworth (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

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"The First Lady of noir writing." (David Peace)
"Brilliant and brave, Without the Moon blends murder and magic to create a vision of London as a spiritual maze...an atmosphere that is so charged it can almost be touched. The best work yet from a genuine, original talent." (John King)

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Evocative Blitz Thriller

Cathi Unsworth weaves her well written story around actual killings that took place in London during early WW2. Unsworth is a well-regarded historian who specialises in the local history of the Soho area, and in this book she uses her extensive knowledge to create a true-crime novel that engages throughout. The narration is fantastic as well.

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