new crime novel is set around Burnham-On-Sea
features in two new crime novels from an author who lived in the
town for over 30 years.
The Crow Flies' is the first in a series of fictional stories
from Damien Boyd, who also has second book, 'Head in the Sand'
set to be published soon.
first novel is centered around the work of fictional Brent Knoll
Detective Inspector Nick Dixon, who is based at Bridgwater Criminal
explains how it all unfolds: "Detective Inspector Nick Dixons
former climbing partner, Jake Fayter, is killed in a fall whilst
practising a new route on High Rock at Cheddar Gorge. Convinced
that Jake would not have made such a simple mistake, Nick starts
digging and uncovers a web of intrigue and criminal activity that
will rock the sleepy seaside town of Burnham to its core. As the
body count rises, Dixon is forced to break every rule in the book
and put his own life on the line to bring the killer out into
he's not writing books, Damien works in private practice as a
solicitor but has years many spent working as an employee of the
Crown Prosecution Service which has helped the authenticity of
family was bombed out of Bristol during the war and lived in Herbert
Road in Burnham for more than 50 years. It was Damien's home for
30 years and he went to St Dunstan's School in Rectory Road.
The Crow Flies' is available in paperback now via Amazon here.