The Trail

James Ellson

The cover of the Trail showing a man walking on a mountain path

The Trail is a crime thriller. A missing person enquiry leads Manchester DCI Rick Castle to Nepal.

Manchester. DCI Rick Castle is inspecting his bees when his boss phones. A minor cannabis dealer has been reported missing. His father's a war hero. 

Rick flies to Nepal, and heads up the trail. Through villages of staring children and fluttering prayer-flags. Brilliant blue skies, and snow-capped mountains. 

He finds a dead body.

Then a second. 

Nothing in this world was ever straightforward. Nothing. 

Finally, he puts himself in the firing line, and has a decision to make. Is it the right one? The moral one? 

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