First Frost by James HenryFirst Frost by James Henry

First Frost

byJames Henry

Paperback | November 7, 2011

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R.D. Wingfield's unforgettable Jack Frost returns in this gripping prequel to the bestselling series. A Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller.

Denton, 1981. Britain is in recession, the IRA is becoming increasingly active and the country's on alert for an outbreak of rabies. Detective Sergeant Jack Frost is working under his mentor and inspiration DI Bert Williams, and coping badly with his increasingly strained marriage. But DI Williams is nowhere to be seen. So when a 12-year-old girl goes missing from a department store changing room, DS Frost is put in charge of the investigation.
JAMES HENRY is the pen name for James Gurbutt and Henry Sutton. James Gurbutt is a publisher at Constable & Robinson, R.D. Wingfield's original publisher back in the 1980s. Henry Sutton is the author of seven novels under his own name. His latest, Get Me Out of Here, was published by Harvill Secker in January 2010. He is the Books Edit...
Title:First FrostFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.82 × 4.99 × 1.12 inPublished:November 7, 2011Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552161764

ISBN - 13:9780552161763


Rated 4 out of 5 by from First Frost A good start to the Frost saga. It creates a number of back stories that put Frost into context. The grumpy belligerence and unconventional tactics shine through A very enjoyable read
Date published: 2014-07-22

Editorial Reviews

"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