Oliver Barnett is found murdered in his office. The investigation into his death reveals a man that his younger brother, Simon, does not recognize―a callous blackmailer. But was this the reason for his brutal demise? Simon sets out to clear his brother's name, and to demonstrate the innocence of the woman he once loved. Agatha Christie chose His Brother's Killer as winner of the Collins' Crime Club Detective Novel Competition in 1961. A hugely underrated and unjustly neglected writer, D.M. Devine (1920-80) wrote 13 crime fiction novels in all. All of his books are well written and plotted, qualities prized by the Queen of Crime herself, who remained a fan of Devine's throughout his writing career.
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A hugely underrated and unjustly neglected writer, Dominic Devine (1920-80) was the author of a succession of internationally successful mystery and whodunit novels. Secretary and Registrar of the University of St. Andrew’s, he wrote thirteen books in total, under his own name (David McDonald Devine) and also under the pseudonym Dominic Devine.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1981. Book Condition: Very Good. New impression. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96074923
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. Bookseller Inventory # G000231486XI3N00
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1981. Book Condition: Good. New impression. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP16401384