Frank Lean

The Reluctant Investigator
  • The Reluctant Investigator

  • Billy Fox has disposed of fourteen women and gruesome evidence provides an open and shut case. But when David Cunane is employed to help research Billy's 'true life' story he soon reckons that nothing is what it seems. Somebody is trying to beat Billy's total. Is it a new killer? Or have the police - headed by Chief Inspector Sinclair - got the wrong man? A brilliant, totally original crime thriller which keeps you guessing to the bitter end.

Frank Lean is the pen name of Frank Leneghan who was born in 1942 and educated at Thornleigh College, Bolton and Keele University where he read history and politics. He has worked in education in Manchester and now lives in Manchester