“One Fight at a Time”

Spring, 1950. The city of Bristol is broken. The physical and emotional scars of World War Two are slow to heal.

Good people are struggling to get by, while an organised criminal underclass is thriving.

Days before his repatriation home, American GI Ed Grover pays a visit to a family who had shown a stranger an extraordinary kindness nine years earlier.

The family’s only son, Harry, has disappeared. In a bedsit, Grover finds the body of a young man with his throat cut.

Paperback: 360 pages
Publisher: Williams & Whiting
ISBN: 9781912582006

Praise from readers

Absolutely brilliant! “Closing the Distance” is a fast paced, tough, private eye thriller with a great sense of humour, and a tension which grows and doesn’t let go until the devastating ending.

— Marion Jones