Buckingham Palace Blues

Buckingham Palace Blues Review

When Inspector John Carlyle discovers a disorientated girl in a park near Buckingham Palace, he takes it upon himself to find out who she is and where she's from. His hunt for the identity of this lost girl takes him from Ukrainian gangsters in North London to the lower reaches of the British aristocracy. Soon, the inspector is on the trail of a child-trafficking ring that stretches from Kiev to London, and back to the palace itself...

Title:Buckingham Palace Blues
Edition Language:English

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    Buckingham Palace Blues Reviews

  • Lizzie Hayes

    ‘Buckingham Palace Blues’ by James CraigPublished by Robinson, 2 August 2012. ISBN: 978-1-84901-585-1Jogging through London near Buckingham Palace on his day off, Inspector John Carlyle notices a ...

  • Ships

    Carlyle, obstinate, ill-humoured is even more pig-headed and belligerent to the authorities then usual as he fights to right the wrongs of a nine year old Ukranian girl. He battles his old crime prote...

  • Bev

    Inspector John Carlyle is walking in Green Park, near Buckingham Palace, one night when he finds a 9 year old girl, barefoot and crying sitting on a bench. She speaks minimal English and when she asks...

  • Nick Brett

    London Metropolitan police Inspector Carlyle is the dour, dogged lead character from two previous novels (which I haven’t read). In Buckingham Palace Blues he comes across child trafficking with lin...

  • Cath

    This was a really compelling book, I loved the complex characters and they were nearly all likeable on some level which makes it easy to read. I devoured this book, but was slightly irritated by a co...

  • John

    I am enjoying this series, I think mainly because it is set in Central London. The lead character has less problems than most of his contemporaries in other series, but still gets into difficulties wi...

  • Jeff

    Inspector Carlyle comes across a young girl in the park next to Buckingham Palace, and becomes embroiled in an investigation into human trafficking. Good, but not as entertaining as the previous two C...

  • Mommab

    You cannot love Carlyle for his cynicism or some of his prejudice's but his passion and feeling for the victims in this book is very powerful. A well written romp of violence and the seamier sides of ...

  • Diane

    Inspector John Carlyle gets involved in a child prostitution ring that has connections to a minor Royal and the security division that works out of Buckingham Palace. Twists, connections, Ukranian mob...

  • Jack

    John Carlyle finds a young girl, alone in London. Thus begins a story of international crime touching the highest levels of British society. Well plotted and enjoyable despite his disdain for public s...