James Hawkins
Missing: Presumed Dead
An Inspector Bliss Mystery
ISBN 0-88882-233-2
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Detective Inspector David Bliss has been transferred from London, England to Hampshire in what appears to his new subordinates and superiors as a move down the career ladder. His first day on the job begins with a murder: Jonathan Dauntsey, son of the Major, willingly confesses to murdering his father. It's an open and shut case, until the investigation stalls when the police can't find the body

A Castle Street Mystery
Published By
The Dundurn Group Toronto, Oxford and N.Y.

Praise for Missing: Presumed Dead
"Hawkins does an excellent job of keeping the tension high in this Bliss-bomber plot..."    The Star Phoenix

"Shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award - Best 1st novel of 2001"