The Poisoned Rock (The Rock #Murder #Mysteries Bk 2) by @RobertDaws #TuesdayBookBlog Crime on #Gibraltar

  • 32018941Author: Robert Daws
  • Published: September 2016 by White Hat Books
  • Category: Crime, Murder, Mystery
  • five-stars

With only five weeks to go before the end of her secondment to the Royal Gibraltar Police Force, D.S. Tamara Sullivan is enjoying life on the Rock. With one murder investigation successfully under their belts, Sullivan and her commanding officer, Chief Inspector Gus Broderick, settle down to regular police work under the sunny Mediterranean skies.

The second instalment of the The Rock Murder Mysteries finds Detective Sergeant Tamara Sullivan and Chief Inspector Gus Broderick involved in a tangled investigation when a film crew arrive on Gibraltar. Queen of Diamonds is a movie being filmed in Gibraltar Town based on the exploits of an alleged female spy operating in Gibraltar during World War II.  Continue reading

The Rock (Sullivan and Broderick #1) by Robert Daws @robertdaws #Crime on #Gibraltar

  • 21378630Author: Robert Daws
  • Published: September 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Category: Mystery, Crime, Thriller
  • four-stars

The Rock. Gibraltar. 1966.

In a fading colonial house overlooking the Straits of Gibraltar, the dead body of a beautiful woman lays dripping in blood. The steel handle of a knife protrudes from her chest, its sharpened tip buried deep within her heart.

After a well described opening scene the story moves to the present day and Detective Sergeant Tamara Sullivan as she is airborne on her way to Gibraltar. She’s on secondment for twelve weeks from the Metropolitan Police after being cleared of the charge of professional misconduct. She considers this her punishment and is not looking forward to the deviation from her career plans. The Gibraltar police are short of a detective in CID so Tamara joins Detective Inspector Gus Broderick’s team, not expecting any serious crime on the island. Continue reading