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Jack Frost returns in this gripping seuel to bestseller First Frost May 1982 Britain celebrates the sinking of the Belgrano Jimmy Savile has the run of the airwaves and Denton Police Division welcomes its first black policeman DC Waters recently. Review from BadelyngeThe late RD Wingfield s famous scruffy detective lives on again in this the second book featuring the early investigations by Frost It s 1982 and Frost is currently a Detective Sergeant though due to the absence of most of the higher ranks at Eagle Lane he s doing the job he d eventually rise to in Wingfield s books James Henry is the working name of a duo of writers attempting to capture the beloved character It always seems to me that the character has had as many negative habits pinned to him as possible but with the mission of making the detective still likeable He smokes so heavily even the smokers feel ill he hardly changes his clothes even in a heatwave rarely goes home drinks on the job though to be fair so does the rest of the suad room and he s cheating on his wife Really he s the only fully formed character in the book along with the heavily caricatured Mullett They re polar opposites eually disdainful of each other but the two of them are stuck together It s a situation that sort of underpins the whole series and generates most of the amusement The other characters don t really have a lot to them which sadly includes the new guy DS Waters Denton s first black policeman It s a strand that had potential but it never really goes anywhere and pulls its punches when touching on racism within the force during the 80sFatal Frost is a very readable and entertaining police procedural with several cases ongoing which sort of overlap in places Looking in on a younger Frost is a great idea The little touches of period detail tend to pop out of the narrative unexpectedly It s a bit like driving over unseen speed bumps They jolt you out of the story because they don t uite blend into the contemporary perspective Two uid would have been two uid and bins would have been bins with no mention of what material they were both made out of As someone who was thirteen at the time I can appreciate the nostalgia evoked but it does seem to have a slight retrospective feel to it that probably doesn t compare to books actually written in the 80s It s not a big problem though I d certainly read any books in the series So crack open a can of Harp lager reach for a pack of Rothmans maybe not stick Alison Moyet on the record player and dive into the 80s with that scruffy bloke with a dead cat in his car This review is from an advance reading copy El agujero del infierno policeman DC Waters recently. 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Fatal Frost

Relocated from Bethnal Green While the force is busy dealing with a spate of local burglaries the body of fifteen year old Samantha Evans is discovered in woodland next to the nearby railway track Then a fifteen year old boy is found dead on Dento. Another jolly good novel featuring scruffy unorganized but lovable Jack Frost

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N's golf course his organs removed Detective Sergeant Jack Frost is sent to investigate a welcome distraction from troubles at home And when the murdered boy's sister goes missing Frost and Waters must work together to find her before it's too lat. Brilliant read so much going on to keep you interested really enjoyed it


10 thoughts on “Fatal Frost

  1. says:

    Review from BadelyngeThe late RD Wingfield's famous scruffy detective lives on again in this the second book featuring the early investigations by Frost It's 1982 and Frost is currently a Detective Sergeant though due to the absence

  2. says:

    The authors have tried to get the authentic Frost tone but I don't think it rings true all the time Liked the interweaving strands of the story Get distracted by 1982 references eg Did people say diversity and closure when did teenage girls have Walkmans? Probably all correct but took me out of the story

  3. says:

    I was surprised to read that RD Wingfield's son review of James Henry's Fatal Frost captured his father's style superbly and that fans would not be disappointed I am I have the entire six book series of the origi

  4. says:

    I was a huge fan of Wingfield's Frost series They had mystery and humor and excellent writing so it was with great trepidation that I tried James Henry's re creation of Frost I was happy to see he has succeeded It must be a very difficult th

  5. says:

    Another jolly good novel featuring scruffy unorganized but lovable Jack Frost

  6. says:

    The first 'Frost' book I have read by either the original or the new author and I have to say that I really enjoyed it There is a lot crammed into the book a gang of BMX riding muggers an estate agent come burglar a possible suicide a disembowelled boy a missing girl and a dead cat On top of that the first black officer arrives at

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    I've never watched any of the Frost TV series and have never read any of RD Wingfield's novels In addition this is the second in the series of preuel Frost novels so it probably wasn't an ideal place to startI can't say I was bowled over by Fatal Frost none of the characters jumped off the page so I wasn't particularly fussed about them Some of the plot was similar to something in a Ruth Rendell novel I read many years ago which

  8. says:

    Really enjoyed Fatal Frost thou couldn't get

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    Brilliant read so much going on to keep you interested really enjoyed it

  10. says:

    Slow and drawn out Unfortunately this effort at extending the Frost series by another author falls short It can’t seem to make its mind up whether “Jack” is as uncouth and ‘un pc ‘ as in the original books or like his television character The main story line is weak with an unsatisfactory conclusion and I grew tired of the number of times people had a cigarette or Mullet was a fool Sadly I will not

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