Mystery series set against Norfolk backdrop

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An author has released his second novel in a mystery series set in North Norfolk and the Fens, which follows on from the adventures of Inspector Makey in his first literary offering.

Stuart Wilson, who lives in Brampton, was thrilled to see his second novel, Mudlark and Onions, published, continuing the story laid out in previous book, Makey’s Ghost and The Scorpion Conspiracy.

He said: “The book is the second in the Inspector Makey series although it stands alone and can be enjoyed without having first read the earlier book. Makey is a detective in the Norfolk Constabulary but he has a colourful past that he is trying to put behind him.

“He enjoys a work and personal relationship with Patricia Thrimble, a fellow officer. Although management do their best to keep them apart at work events conspire to see them working together again in this story where Makey has no choice but to risk Pat’s life with a difficult undercover job.”

Makey is given the job of bringing down a crime family in the mid-1970s and the story reflects the attitudes prevailing at the time. The story is comedic and dark in places with a cast of bizarre characters from a perverted priest to a love-struck policewoman.

It is set mainly in the Fens, but also in North Norfolk – particularly the Fakenham and Wells area, plus Sheffield and Spain.

The book is available from and also on Amazon.