Jericho Road

by Douglas Watkinson

In the enthralling Nathan Hawk Murder Mysteries series, acclaimed author and Midsomer Murders TV writer Douglas Watkinson presents “Jericho Road,” a novel that exemplifies the best of British detective fiction. With over a billion viewers worldwide, Watkinson has become a master of the genre, and this latest installment featuring the witty, fiery, and unpredictable Nathan Hawk does not disappoint.

In “Jericho Road,” Hawk is as sharp and resourceful as ever, supported by his wise, taciturn friend, Sergeant Bill Grogan. The story takes an unexpected turn when a patient of Hawk’s new romantic interest, Dr. Laura Peterson, asks for his help in recovering a stolen watch that once belonged to Heinrich Himmler. Initially reluctant, Hawk agrees to assist, unaware that this seemingly minor theft will plunge him into a far-reaching murder investigation. Even with his extensive experience in solving murder cases, Hawk cannot anticipate the deadly conspiracy he’s about to unravel.

Douglas Watkinson’s “Jericho Road” is a rollercoaster murder thriller that will captivate readers with its myriad twists and turns, intriguing characters, romantic subplots, and insightful portrayals of family dynamics. As with the other Nathan Hawk Murder Mysteries, readers will find themselves cheering on Hawk’s unconventional yet highly effective methods of crime-solving.

Immerse yourself in the gripping world of “Jericho Road,” where a seemingly insignificant event spirals into a deadly, high-stakes game of deception and intrigue. Watkinson’s storytelling prowess shines in this electrifying tale that exemplifies the best of British detective fiction. Don’t miss out on this thrilling adventure that will leave you breathless and craving more from the remarkable Nathan Hawk.

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Douglas Watkinson

Douglas Watkinson Is An English Novelist, Playwright And Screenwriter.

Douglas cannot remember a time when he didn’t write and has written literally hundreds of television scripts, contributing to many popular series. Among his favourites are Lovejoy, Boon, Forever Green, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Midsomer Murders. The latter’s worldwide audience numbers a staggering one billion people.

Douglas is the author of The Nathan Hawk Mysteries, a series of crime novels. They celebrate the unpredictable Nathan Hawk - a sacked police officer turned private investigator.

As well as the Nathan Hawk stories, Douglas has recently published a standalone novel, The Occasional Jonas Kemble. It tells the story of a beleaguered theatrical dynasty with a problem they need to solve before it destroys them.

Douglas was born into an army family and his father served throughout World War II and beyond. He was killed in Palestine in 1947. His death was the inspiration for one of several stage-plays, The Wall, in which a middle aged man visits a military cemetery in Ramleh, Israel and meets a young British soldier who turns out to be his father.

Educated at Haberdashers' Aske's, Douglas then attended East 15 Acting School where his first plays were performed. Whilst there he met his wife Lesley and they now live in Buckinghamshire countryside with their two German Shepherd dogs. Their four grown up children have left home. Allegedly.