Bodies Author:Robert Barnard Police superintendent Perry Trethowan investigates a spectacular murder in London's Soho district. Perry knows Soho--its restaurants, theaters, and strip joints--from his vice squad days, and it's as colorful and exotic and full of life as ever. Full of life, except of course for the four murdered people. — With help from a young body-builder n... more »amed Charlie--reminiscent of Spenser's Hawk--Perry traces the backgrounds of his multiple corpses, seeking the key to the most baffling case of his career.
Fast-moving and poignant, "Bodies" takes the reader into the exciting worlds of professional body-building and modeling. Robert Barnard, one of the best suspense authors of our day, reveals a subculture that is the perfect setting for this compellingly readable novel. Amusing, chocking, riveting, "Bodies" is the best yet from a superbly talented writer.« less