Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf by Terry NewmanDetective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf by Terry Newman

Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf

byTerry Newman

Paperback | February 28, 2017

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CSI in the land of elves, but they aren't cute and christmassy, they're sometimes sinister, and definitely deceased.Private eye Nicely Strongoak is your average detective-for-hire, if your average detective is a dwarf with a Napoleon complex. In a city filled with drug-taking gnomes, goblins packing heat and a serious case of missing-persons, Strongoak might just be what's needed.But things are about to turn sour. When on the trail of the vanished surfer, Perry Goodfellow, Nicely receives a sharp blow to the head, is burgled by goblins and awakes in a narcotic-induced haze on the floor of a steamwagon with an extremely deceased elf, who just happens to have Nicely's axe wedged in his head.Nicely must enter the murky world of government politics if he is going to crack his toughest case yet. He'll have to find Perry, uncover who the dead elf is and leave no cobblestone unturned.
A former biomedical research scientist, one day Terry hung up his electron microscope and started writing jokes for radio, musicals, feature films, TV and the stage. He is especially known for his political satire, writing for several series of RORY BREMNER, WHO ELSE?, BREMNER, BIRD AND FORTUNE, DEAD RINGERS and THE WAY IT IS. His thea...
Title:Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead ElfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pagesPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008120668

ISBN - 13:9780008120665

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