Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

A story of crime and murder – but in the midst of the mayhem, can true love blossom? Could good win out? Might there even be a happily ever after?

Chief inspector Douglas Munroe is left to solve a string of murders and catch a serial killer who can't be found.

As the plot thickens, mistakes and unfortunate coincidences cause confusion, creating a turf war between the Russian and American mafia with murderous results. The consequences are heart-breaking as innocent bystanders are drawn into the murky world of drugs and international crime.

The police are baffled by the seemingly indiscriminate killings, and it appears that perfect murders are being perpetrated. Each murder produces just a single clue which links them together suggesting that there is a serial killer on the loose.

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About the author

Elfan Jones was born in Ammanford, South Wales, in 1944. He had an illustrious career in the textiles industry. In 1988 became the Royal Warrant holder for knitwear and hosiery to H.R.H The Prince of Wales, and in 1996 was seconded by the Department of Trade and Industry to help promote British exports to Canada. He now writes a monthly, light-hearted, column for The Celtic Connection, a Vancouver based newspaper.

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Why We Like It

  • Intrigue builds in every passing chapter
  • Twists you can't see coming
  • Blends personal struggles seamlessly with thrilling crime

Elfan Jones was born in Ammanford, South Wales, in 1944.

He left school when he was seventeen, went to work in Germany when he was nineteen and two years later got a job working in a department store in Chicago for a year. On returning to the UK he joined his family textile company and for fifty-five years he has travelled the world selling socks and cashmere sweaters. In 1988 became the Royal Warrant holder for knitwear and hosiery to H.R.H The Prince of Wales, and in 1996 was seconded by the Department of Trade and Industry to help promote British exports to Canada.

At the age of 60 he enrolled in a four year, part-time, history degree course at Birkbeck University and discovered the joys of writing. After revisiting Birkbeck for a writing course he now writes a monthly, light-hearted, column for The Celtic Connection, a Vancouver based newspaper. This is his first novel.

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The book will be delivered in 10 instalments (or staves), one every day. The instalments are delivered to your Pigeonhole bookshelf on your IOS or Android app, plus you can read on our web reader. You will receive an email letting you know when each stave is available.

We believe that shared reading leads to new ideas and connections. That’s why we have a dynamic commenting system which allows in-text discussion between our readers. Post a comment and all your fellow readers will be able to respond. You can also choose to receive notifications (customise them here) when someone responds to your comment, or, additionally, whenever a comment is left in the book.

As you read you will see round purple icons at the edge of certain paragraphs – tap on these to reveal behind-the-scenes extra content!

Links will be included at the end of the final stave which will allow you to leave reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. The full book will be available on your Pigeonhole bookshelf for one month for you to read at your leisure. 

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