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**THE ENZO FILES: PETER MAY'S ADDICTIVE COLD-CASE SERIES**
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**'Dark, intense' KIRKUS**
In the third thrilling instalment of the series, Enzo is running out of time in more ways than one...
A death sentence.
Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Enzo Macleod is running out of time to crack the most confounding of unsolved French murders.
A death threat.
His daughter is nearly killed, Enzo is mugged - and then he is arrested. Someone is trying to destroy his character. Someone is framing him for murder.
A deathly enemy.
Killers from the past will stop at nothing to halt Enzo, who must use all his forensic skills to solve the case - before they succeed.
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In May s dark, intense third mystery to feature Scottish forensic scientist Enzo Macleod, Enzo takes on his third cold case described in a book by Parisian journalist Roger Raffin the murder of a rent boy 16 years earlier but Enzo s investigation runs into trouble after he s diagnosed with terminal cancer and he s framed for murder. Evidently, the rent boy s killer fears Enzo will solve the crime if he ever gets a chance. May makes the French settings sharply real, while creating a seething tangle of emotional conflicts between Enzo and the people around him. By novel s end, the overall plot, like the emotional relationships, isn t really settled, which may feel frustrating or may hook readers into following the developments of an unusually compelling ongoing saga. Those already familiar with the previous two books in the series, Extraordinary People (2006) and The Critic (2007), will be at an advantage.