The Razor Gang Murder is the second book in the DI Ruth Hunter Crime prequel series. If you like chilling police procedurals, true-to-life characters, and psychological twists, then you’ll love Simon McCleave’s addictive series.
A historic crime. A post-war gangland assassination. Can DC Ruth Hunter find the killer before the deadly feud spills over into the present?
When the remains of a missing teenager are uncovered, DC Ruth Hunter presumes the forty-year-old murder is linked to a knife fight between South London gangs in the 1950s. However, as the investigation widens, Ruth, and her impetuous partner DC Lucy Henry, discover a disturbing connection to the dark criminal past of a prominent knight of the realm.
Narrowing down their investigation to an infamous South London club, Ruth begins to uncover a complex web of historic police corruption, brutal protection rackets and celebrity gangsters. When a key witness is viciously murdered, Ruth realises that the killer might be far closer to home than she had ever envisaged.
Can Ruth find the murderer before another witness is executed?
Born in South London, Simon McCleave was a Script Editor at the BBC and later became a script writer for television and film. He wrote on series such as Silent Witness, Murder in Suburbia, Teachers, Attachments, The Bill, EastEnders and many more. Simon is now a best-selling crime novelist. He has had over 300,000 sales and downloads of his Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller series. Simon has just signed a deal to turn the books into a television series.