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  • Author: Martin EDWARDS
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
  • Published: 2020
  • Description: Hardback, Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First
  • ISBN-13: 9781788546126
  • Ref: 13593
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A first UK edition hardback with a full 1 to 10 number sequence indicating a first printing.  Price still on dust jacket.  Read once very carefully.

A Rachel Savernake Mystery

SYNOPSIS:  “England 1930.  Grieving widows are a familiar sight on London’s Necropolis Railway.  So when an elegant young woman in a black veil boards the funeral train, nobody guesses her true purpose.  Rachel Savernake is there to save a life – the life of a man who is supposed to be cold in the grave.

But her mission is derailed by a suspicious death on the tracks, spurring her on to investigate a sequence of baffling mysteries: a death in a blazing car; a killing in a seaside bungalow; a tragic drowning in a frozen lake.  Rachel is sure the cases are connected.

To prove her theory, she joins a house party at Mortmain Hall on the eerie, remove North Yorkshire coast.  Her inquiries are helped – and sometimes hindered – by the impetuous young journalist Jacob Flint and an eccentric female criminologist with a dangerous fascination with perfect crimes…”