Home » Mystery & Suspense » David Crossman » A Show of Hands: the first Winston Crisp mystery

April 20 , 2008

A Show of Hands: the first Winston Crisp mystery


RETIRED INTELLIGENCE agent Winston Crisp thought his career of delving into dark, unpleasant secrets was long over. He’d forsaken adventure and settled comfortably into the tiny community on Penobscot Island off the coast of Maine. There, he’s content to write poems no magazine will publish, gossip with the locals around the pot-bellied stove at the hardware store, and gain weight on his landlady’s homestyle cooking. But when the body of a young woman is found, he just can’t refrain from asking a few questions; how did she end up frozen in the ice of an abandoned quarry? Whose fingerprints are those on her slender neck? What was her relationship with the son of Senator McKinnison? And why is her beautiful face caked with forty-year-old theatrical make-up?

Download MBR

Read also

Understanding Italian Opera

Opera is often regarded as the pinnacle of high art. A Western genre with global reach, it is where music and drama come together in unique ways, supported by stellar singers and spectacular scenic effects. Yet it is also patently absurd – why should anyone break into song on the dramatic stage? – and shrouded in mystique. In this engaging and…

Before long, octogenarian Crisp finds himself caught up in a tangled murder investigation, haunted by a red-headed ghost, and the target of a killer with a strangely twisted mind. His own grip on reality is slipping, and he’s losing his will to keep digging. But he’s determined not to go to his grave with these questions unanswered…

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $4.99. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «A Show of Hands: the first Winston Crisp mystery»:

Download FB2:


Download Adobe DRM:


Download Papyre FB2: