As the Crow Flies (DI Nick Dixon Book One) by Damien Boyd
Thomas & Mercer
Rating: * * *
Detective Inspector Nick Dixon suspects his former climbing partner’s death is not the accident it initially appears to be. Drawn into the investigation, he learns his friend had become involved in illegal activities with dangerous and unscrupulous associates. The body count rises as Dixon unravels the web of lies and cover-ups.
As the Crow Flies holds the interest and moves along quickly. The other investigations in the story – Dixon’s day job – are every bit as interesting as the climbing death investigation (perhaps more so). The ending plays out differently than I anticipated.
Thank you to Thomas & Mercer and NetGalley for the copy I received in exchange for a review.