It is early morning in Manchester. At Castlefield Basin an Elvis impersonator wakes, to find a body slumped on the back of his narrowboat. A knife is sticking out of the man’s abdomen. Fingerprints on the knife are not a match to Elvis. During police investigations, they return to find that he and the boat have disappeared. The Gent investigates.
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“There were enough plot misdirects and subplots to keep the novel moving at a steady pace, but not so many as to be confusing. This classic mystery kept me guessing until the final pages. It was a very entertaining read.”
Verified Purchase“Intriguing series of events linked around the canals of Central Manchester, South Cheshire with a jaunt to Birmingham. Well drawn interesting characters linked with a fondness that develops for the main players i.e. The Gent and Amelia. The book is also a good tonic for those readers with an affection for Bombay Sapphire and Fevertree! Great holiday reading, enjoy!”
“You are guaranteed to get embroiled in mystery and suspense when you get your hands on a copy of Trevor Burton’s book – ‘Caught in a Trap’. WARNING: Readers have been known to get caught in a trap of their own making as they enter the spiraling, twisted tunnels of the author’s mind!”