In the past: a man crawls desperately through a claustrophobic escape tunnel beneath a POW camp in the Cambridgeshire Fens. Above, a shadow passes across the moon, while ahead only death awaits him.

In the present: Philip Dryden is reporting on an archaeological dig at the old POW camp when a body is uncovered. But there is something odd: the man appears to have been shot in the head, and the position indicates that he was trying to get into the camp, not escape it.

It's a puzzle which excites Dryden far more than the archaeologists or the police.

That is, until a second, more recent, body is discovered ...

Author

Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly is a journalist and education correspondent for the Financial Times. He lives in Ely with the biographer Midge Gilles and their young daughter. The Water Clock, his first novel, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award for best first crime novel of 2002.
 

Country of Origin

Books:

Series: DI Peter Shaw and DS George Valentine

Book Number:
1
2008

Series: Philip Dryden

Book Number:
5
2007
Book Number:
3
2006
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ISBN
0141018631
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Series
Book Number (in series)
3
Review THE MOON TUNNEL - Jim Kelly
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