- By Eric Wright

A Charlie Salter Omnibus

  • Title: A Charlie Salter Omnibus
  • Author: Eric Wright
  • ISBN: 9781550024753
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Charlie Salter Omnibus Eric Wright s popular detective Charlie Salter is introduced in this collection of the first three books in the well loved mystery series The Night the Gods Smiled Smoke Detector and Death in the

    Eric Wright s popular detective, Charlie Salter, is introduced in this collection of the first three books in the well loved mystery series The Night the Gods Smiled, Smoke Detector, and Death in the Old Country Self righteous and outspoken, Salter has gotten himself shunted to routine duties from what he considers the real police work of investigation However, circumEric Wright s popular detective, Charlie Salter, is introduced in this collection of the first three books in the well loved mystery series The Night the Gods Smiled, Smoke Detector, and Death in the Old Country Self righteous and outspoken, Salter has gotten himself shunted to routine duties from what he considers the real police work of investigation However, circumstances give him the chance to redeem himself, and his intelligence and sensitivity guide him through the cases that follow Interwoven in the detective work, Charlie s wry humour and perception and his personal relationships and family life add extra dividends and enjoyment for the reader.

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    1. In 1984, Eric Wright published the first of eleven Inspector Charlie Salter novels, about a Toronto cop in mid-life whose career has been sidelined. When a Toronto University professor turns up dead in Montreal, the local police ask for assistance (they are too busy) and Salter gets the job because no one else is interested. As Salter continues to investigate, his joy in police work returns, and he redeems himself, personally and professionally, from the dead-end he thought he was destined for. [...]

    2. I stumbled across an Eric Wright crime novel in the library, liked it, and found this three-fer on for a pittance.Charlie Salter is a Toronto cop, more or less on the outs as the result of backing the wrong horse in departmental politics, and shunted off to a two-man unit that's supposed to provide additional assistance. Luckily, there's a sympathetic superior who drops Charlie in unsolved murders without being obvious about it.Charlie's married, two sons, and he's a bit stodgy in his outlook.T [...]

    3. mystery series set in CanadaThe night the Gods Smiled 1983Smoke DetectorDeath in the Old CountryA single DeathA Body Surrounded by WaterA Question of MurderA Sensitive CaseFinal CutA Fine Italian HandDeath by Degrees

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