The Armada Boy
A Wesley Peterson Crime NovelBook - 1999
A murder that echoes across the years . . .
When archaeologist Neil Watson finds the body of an American veteran of the D-Day landings in the ruins of an old chapel, he turns to his old friend DS Wesley Peterson for help.
Both men are researching an invading force: Wesley, a group of American veterans on a sentimental journey to their wartime base; and Neil, a group of Spaniards killed by outraged locals as they limped from the wreckage of the Armada.
Four hundred years apart, two strangers in a strange land have died violently. Could the same motives of hatred, jealousy and revenge be at work? Wesley is running out of time to find out . . .
The second gripping installment in the Wesley Peterson series by acclaimed crime writer Kate Ellis.
Why readers love Kate Ellis:
'I hardly put this novel down from the moment I picked it up. Oh yes, and as with all great crime novels, I would never have guessed 'whodunnit'!' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars
'A beguiling author who interweaves past and present' The Times
'Kate Ellis and Wesley Peterson have done it again. Strong characters, strong plotting, no detail escapes Kate Ellis' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars
'Enjoyed the first in the series but through this was even better!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
' I loved this novel . . . a powerful story of loss, malice and deception' Ann Cleeves
'The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end' Closer
'It's fast paced with twists and turns guaranteed to keep you hooked right until the final page' York Evening Press
'A cracking multi-layered mystery with red-herrings a-plenty...an outstanding read. Highly recommended!' In Search of the Classic Mystery Novel