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First UK edition hardback with a stated ‘This first world edition published 2015 in Great Britain and the US.” Unread. Pictorial boards. Un-priced dust jacket which is now the norm from Severn House. The book has been dropped and is badly bumped at the bottom corner of the front and rear boards.
The first in the Reverend Mother Mysteries.
SYNOPSIS: “Cork, Ireland 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel washed up after a flood ‘like a mermaid in gleaming silver satin’ she immediately sends for one of her former pupils, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate. Dead bodies are not unusual in the poverty-stricken slums of Cork, but this one is dressed in evening finery; in her handbag is a dance programme for the exclusive Merchants’ Ball held the previous evening – and a midnight ticket for the Liverpool ferry…”
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