While the rest of London is celebrating, Private Investigator Ryan Kyd is drowning his sorrows in his local pub.
On his way back to the office to crash out on the sofa, he sees a woman being mugged in the street.
Her handbag has been stolen - and it contains a priceless necklace that she has borrowed from the auction house where she works. If she can’t get it back she faces not only losing her job, but a jail sentence as well.
Gallantly, Ryan Kyd comes to her rescue.
But he soon regrets his decision.
Nothing about the case is what it seems.
And as Christmas Day unfolds, Ryan is caught up in a dark conspiracy of passion, lies and theft.
Can he solve the mystery of the missing necklace?
Or will he end up among the Dead of Winter?
'The Dead of Winter' is a gripping crime thriller featuring the private investigator Ryan Kyd. It is the follow-up to the best-selling 'Business Is Murder' and 'Hand of Darkness'.
'A gripping crime thriller set in the heart of modern London.' - Tom Kasey, author of 'Trade Off'.
'An accomplished and entertaining slice of London noir.' - Robert Foster, author of 'The Lunar Code'.
'Ryan Kyd is becoming an addiction' - Jane Harvey-Berrick, author of 'The New Samurai'.
Roger Hurn has had over 70 books published. In his spare time Roger plays seven-a-side football and, to the horror of music lovers everywhere, guitar in a rock band.
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