No Darker Crime

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John Creasey
20 January 2017
Agora Books

Return to Department Z in this classic thriller from John Creasey.

David Garth, an employee of the Ministry of Propaganda, is brought in to help Department Z on a mission that has already taken the life of one agent. Desperate for vengeance, Agents Mark and Mike Errol will need Garth’s assistance to catch the cold-blooded killer, ‘Frankenstein’.

After finding his flat burgled with a body lying on the floor, Garth is determined to help the agents clear his own name. But the manhunt unearths a plot with an international objective: to halt America’s assistance in the second World War.

No Darker Crime is the 20th book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1943.


Phenomenal.’ —Life Magazine

‘Mr. Creasey’s excitements follow fast upon each other.’ —Daily Telegraph

‘Action and pace have always been features of Mr. Creasey’s writing.’ —Scotsman

Racy, amusing, and up to date. Told with speed and ingenuity.’ —Morning Post

‘Mr. Creasey is a high-spirited and rambunctious narrator.’ —John o’ London’s Weekly

‘Creasey realizes that it is the principal business of thrillers to thrill.’ —Church Times

Will be remembered when most mystery stories are forgotten.’ Public Opinion

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