Neptune King and the Lunatic Asylum is the 22nd book in the series. Neptune and Shark are retained by Mrs Cartwright, a distraught mother grieving the loss of her son who supposedly killed himself whilst an inmate in Willow Downs Asylum. Doubtful at first they undertake a preliminary investigation t expecting to find anything much. To their surprise they learn that there have been eighteen suicides in the past year. That is eugh to convince them that something serious is going on. Joining forces with a young enthusiastic policeman who also has doubts about the asylum, they go undercover, Neptune as a patient, Shark as an orderly, and from then on begins their terrifying ordeal. Will they survive the asylum with their health and sanity intact? Their only ally is a deranged patient who thinks he is a spy deep undercover. This is one of their toughest cases yet.
Magda Jozsa is an Australian author with 27 published books, 4 in the Sherlock Holmes genre, a nursing thriller and some 26 detective novels soon to be available on the shelves. Introducing Neptune King is the first in her popular detective series comprising of 22 books to date. This is the Twenty-second book in the series. She has a fondness for a good mystery and detective fiction and has set this series in the 1960's preferring her detectives to use good old fashioned methods for crime solving rather than relying on forensics. She has a natural talent for characterization and brings her characters to life. You can't stop at just one Neptune King mystery - they're highly addictive for the reader, and for the writer