When a circus elephant goes missing on Detective Inspector Crombie's watch, he immediately thinks of Celtic Cousins Wren and Rhyllann, who have to his mind made a career out of being the collective bane of his existence. And his instincts are correct: the cousins HAVE been up to something--but when Crombie finds out what it is and why, he runs into resistance not only from his immediate superiors, but also from the corridors of power in Whitehall itself. Described by one reviewer as a "Masterful British Thriller" this is the third and shortest of the Celtic Cousins Adventures. An Explosive Time starts with a fatal explosion; the action comes thick and fast, and Crombie will need all his wits about him to prevent his world - and London town - going supernova.
First published as an "indie", Julia Hughes is now represented by Talon Publishing. Her most recent novel "The Griffin Cryer" received 4.27/5* reviews from 33 Goodread ratings, 4.7/5* from 55 Amazon.com reviews and 4.7/5* reviews from 26 Amazon.co.uk reviews. Julia admits to being a bibliomaniac, and insists writing is the best excuse yet for reading in excess. Her conversations tend to begin with "What if …"
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