by Damien Boyd
Book 1 in the DI Nick Dixon series (2013)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Meet Detective Inspector Dixon, a qualified solicitor who chose a career in the police force, and his Staffordshire terrier Monty. Dixon is smart, pragmatic and has good leadership qualities. Monty goes along for the ride.
Rock climbing is now a blood sport.
Detective Inspector Nick Dixon’s former climbing partner, Jake Fayter, is dead. Killed in a fall whilst practicing a new route on High Rock, Cheddar Gorge. Convinced that Jake would not have made such a simple mistake, Nick Dixon starts digging and uncovers a web of intrigue and criminal activity that will rock the sleepy seaside town of Burnham-on-Sea to its core.
As the body count rises, Dixon is forced to break every rule in the book and put his own life on the line to bring the killer out into the open.
A fast-paced crime thriller that will leave you gasping for breath, As The Crow Flies is a spine-tingling introduction for DI Nick Dixon and a spectacular debut novel from crime fiction writer, Damien Boyd.