Cold Dawn

By James Ellson

The second crime novel in the critically acclaimed DCI Rick Castle series

Crime | Last chance
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Publication date: August 2022

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Against the rules, Manchester DCI Rick Castle removes a prisoner from Strangeways and returns to Nepal.

His aim is to bring to justice his nemesis, Hant Khetan, rumoured to be the next Osama Bin Laden.

A week into the trail, the prisoner escapes. 

Rick and his small team search for their escaped prisoner along the trekking paths of the Everest foothills. Backdropped by snow-capped mountains, and through earthquake-flattened villages, he becomes increasingly desperate.

 If they can’t find him, Rick can’t even begin . . . 

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