The Skeleton Man
Book 5

First published 2007

For seventeen years, the Cambridgeshire hamlet of Jude’s Ferry has lain abandoned, requisitioned by the Ministry of Defence for military training. In its thousand-year-old history, it had been famous for one thing ― never having recorded a single crime. But when The Crow’s star (and only) reporter Philip Dryden joins the Territorial Army on exercise in the empty village the TA’s shells reveal a hidden cellar beneath the old pub. And inside the cellar hangs a skeleton, a noose around its neck… Two days later, a man is pulled from the reeds in the river near Ely ― he has no idea who he is or how he got there. But he knows the words ‘Jude’s Ferry’ are important, and he knows he is afraid…

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