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Limestone Cowboy Hardcover – Nov 1 2003

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby (Nov. 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0749006420
  • ISBN-13: 978-0749006426
  • Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 14.4 x 2.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 422 g
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,614,947 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Stuart Pawson had a career as a mining engineer, followed by a spell working for the probation service, before he became a full-time writer. He lives in Fairburn, Yorkshire, and when not hunched over the word processor likes nothing more than tramping across the moors which often feature in his stories. He is also part of the Murder Squad - a group of Northern crime writers who give readings, talks, signings around the country. Author website --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Good but not as good as some of the others.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Adrian H. L. Parsons on June 12 2011
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I am still awaiting this to be delivered !!! Its only been a month - maybe its coming by horseback !!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
A downright fun read Nov. 30 2005
By Laurie Fletcher - Published on
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This is a fun read from start to finish. There are some difficult and sober elements in it that keep it from being an irritatingly glib romp, but this book is populated by humans who are witty and like to have fun and the one-liners do fly. The basic premise is that this is a series (which I haven't read - started with this one unawares) about a Yorkshire detective named Charlie Priest and his compatriots and environs. Life for these folks is pretty good and the crimes aren't too heinous, e.g., thefts of ladies' undergarments from the wash lines. But suddenly comes a food tampering case in the local grocery that threatens to get serious and sets the good constabulary of Heckley (of course!) on a collision course with the national press and unwanted official attention.

All of this is threaded through an awkward courtship for Charlie and Rosie, his geology teacher (if you haven't sussed it already, Charlie is a bit of a rural Renaissance Man - also paints and writes). She suddenly and apparently loses interest when she finds out that her student is a copper. What keeps this book from being a bit too twee for words is that it is written in a clean, breezy style and makes no attempt at heavy social commentary, yet succeeds by not trying.

These are likeable people and I look forward to recouping the series and figuring out where it all started.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Another Gem Jan. 15 2006
By Tony M - Published on
Format: Paperback
Pawson gets better and better. For Inspector Morse and Inspector Frost fans....add this one to your list.
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Much enjoyed April 11 2013
By Kessi - Published on
Format: Kindle Edition
I was not sure if reading it out of sequence would matter as I never read Stuart Pawson's work before. It starts off with an intriguing chapter and I was immediately drawn into it. Enjoyed the rhythm of the book with suspense and less intense moments. Nicely developed characters and Charlie Priest is very likeable. It is not a gung-ho, all guns blasting kind of crime thriller. So if you want blood and guts, it is not for you.
But I think one should read the books in sequence. There were some references to earlier cases.
Next on my list is the first book: The Picasso Scam.
Another Novel in the DI Charle Priest Series Sept. 7 2007
By J. Chippindale - Published on
Format: Paperback
Stuart Pawson had a career as a mining engineer, followed by a spell working for the probation service, before he became a full-time writer. He lives in the village of Fairburn, in Yorkshire only about four or five miles from where I live myself. A place I regularly visit to look at the bird sanctuary there with all the water birds and a welcome pint in the Bay Horse.

DI Charlie Priest is good at his job and he knows it. A typical Yorkshireman in his thinking. while things are quiet on the job fron the finally has time to concentrate on his love life. But his new girlfriend is keeping a secret from him . . .

Stuart Pawson writes a good detective story, straightforward down to earth, gritty and extremely readable. None of the frills or sensationalism that may crime writers like to employ in their books. Just a good, well thought out plot and believable characters.
Who poisoned the corned beef? May 27 2015
By Auntie Annie - Published on
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This may be my favorite in the series so far. Charlie is running two investigations--one into food from a local supermarket that has been tampered with and sickened several people, the second into a ring of dog-fighting. This in addition to trying to help a young woman in whom he is interested to prove her dead father innocent of the crime for which he was imprisoned. All this, plus the minor incidents of ladies' lingerie being stolen from area clotheslines and trying to complete two paintings for the local police fete. Add in the visit from Dave's (his sergeant's) daughter and her surprise announcement. There is much going on in this book, and, as usual, Charlie is in the middle of it all.