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  • Published: 1 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409043096
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 464

First Frost

DI Jack Frost series 1




R.D. Wingfield's unforgettable Detective Jack Frost returns in... First Frost

It's the early 1980s - Britain is in recession, the IRA is becoming increasingly active, and a case of rabies has just been reported in a neighbouring county.

Detective Sergeant Jack Frost, now in his early forties, is working under his mentor and inspiration Detective Inspector Bert Williams. But when DI Williams fails to turn up for work, DS Frost is temporarily put in charge of a sensitive investigation into a missing twelve-year-old girl.

Julie Hudson has recently been snatched by a man from a department store changing room. And to add to this a gang of youths is terrorising a housing estate, a baby is mauled in broad daylight, the body of a blind man is found in a canal, a sex game has gone fatally wrong - and there's still no sign of Bert Williams.

As Frost moves from case to case, he seems to be the only person seriously trying to locate DI Williams. And then his boss's dead body is found, and things get a whole lot more complicated...

  • Published: 1 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409043096
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 464

About the author

James Henry

James Henry is the pen name for James Gurbutt who has long been a fan of the original R. D. Wingfield books and the subsequent TV series. He worked for several years as an accountant before moving into publishing. In 2009 he set up Corsair, a literary imprint for Constable & Robinson, Wingfield’s original publisher. He lives in Essex.

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Praise for First Frost

Frost is back - this is a brilliant read, I can't recommend it highly enough

MARTINA COLE

Not only a gripping mystery, but an exclusive look at Jack Frost's early years

DAVID JASON

The success of First Frost is incontestable. This is a palpable hit... [a] dark, but glittering pearl

Barry Forshaw, Independent

This is great stuff. Just when you thought you'd seen the last of him, Jack Frost returns in a prequel to the series, which finds Frost in his best paisley tie tracking down a missing girl

PETER ROBINSON

Gripping, and funny with it

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Brilliantly engineered period police procedural

Daily Mirror

Entertaining, well written and simply a joy to read, FIRST FROST brings one of the best-loved heroes of British crime fiction well and truly back to life

Eurocrime.co.uk

Frost is back - this is a brilliant read, I can't recommend it highly enough

MARTINA COLE

Not only a gripping mystery, but an exclusive look at Jack Frost's early years

DAVID JASON

The success of First Frost is incontestable. This is a palpable hit... [a] dark, but glittering pearl

Barry Forshaw, Independent

This is great stuff. Just when you thought you'd seen the last of him, Jack Frost returns in a prequel to the series, which finds Frost in his best paisley tie tracking down a missing girl

PETER ROBINSON

Gripping, and funny with it

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Brilliantly engineered period police procedural

Daily Mirror

Entertaining, well written and simply a joy to read, FIRST FROST brings one of the best-loved heroes of British crime fiction well and truly back to life

Eurocrime.co.uk

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