No Bodies

Why would environmental health officer, Kent Fisher, show any interest in finding Daphne Witherington, the missing wife of a longstanding family friend?

The police believe she ran off with Colin Miller, a rather dubious caterer, and Kent has problems of his own when a young girl who visits his animal sanctuary is rushed to hospital.

When enquiries into Colin Miller reveal a second missing wife, Kent picks up a trail that went cold over a year ago. But he’s struggling to find a connection between the women, even when he discovers a third missing wife.

Is there a killer on the loose in Downland?

With no motive, no connection and no bodies, Kent may never uncover the truth.


‘Robert Crouch has brought both a fresh voice and a new twist to conventional crime drama.’ Alaric Bond


Progress Updates

5th September 2017 – cover received from String Design for approval.

5th September 2017 – final revisions and edit completed.

24th August 2017 – revisions completed. Final copy edit to follow.

14th August 2017 – started final editing and revising of No Bodies.

5th August 2017 – editor returns manuscript.

27th July 2017 – copy of manuscript sent to editor.

25th July 2017 – unwilling to wait any longer, I’m preparing to self-publish No Bodies in October 2017.

17th February 2017 – a selection of UK publishers contacted. Due to the volume of submissions they receive, it often takes months to get a response.

3rd February 2017 – second edit and rewrite completed.

13th January 2017 – second edit and rewrite started.

8th December 2016 – first edit and rewrite completed.

17th October 2016 – first edit and rewrite started.

31st August 2016 – first draft completed.


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