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June, 1917. While another daylight air raid batters London, the body of respected businessman Gilbert Donohoe is fished from the Thames. Inspector Marmion struggles with the murder case alongside his anxieties for his now-missing son, Paul, but the pressure increases when the Metropolitan Police are the target of a series of vicious press attacks. As Marmion is pilloried in the press, he uncovers a seedy path through London which will lead him towards the killer.

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"Once again, Edward Marston provides an intriguing mystery and a wonderfully detailed picture of life during the Great War... A clever and intriguing read from an ever-popular author."--Historical Novels Review
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Edward Marston has written over a hundred books, including some non fiction. He is best known for his hugely successful Railway Detective series. His other current series are the Home Front Detective , set in the Great War, and the Bow Street Rivals, featuring identical twin detectives during the Regency.

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  • PublisherAllison & Busby
  • Publication date2017
  • ISBN 10 0749021233
  • ISBN 13 9780749021238
  • BindingHardcover
  • Number of pages320
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. A First UK edition hardback with a stated First Edition. Unread. Price still on dust jacket. An investigation for the Home Front Detective. SYNOPSIS: "June, 1917. While German Botha bombers raid London from above, a man's body is fished from the Thames below. The man had been garrotted and his tongue cut out before he was left to his watery grave, and his killer has taken care to remove identifying items and even labels, Detective Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy struggle to name the victim before they can begin properly with their investigation." Packed weight 710gms. IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH. Seller Inventory # 12254

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