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A first UK edition hardback with a stated first edition. Price still on dust jacket. Read once very carefully. The dust jacket has two very minor creases at the top and bottom of the book spine caused in transit.
A Railway Detective Novel.
SYNOPSIS: “A goods train speeds through the Sapperton Tunnel, but disaster strikes before it can reach the other side as it collides with an unusual blockage on the line: seven sheep penned onto the tracks. Specially requested to investigate the carnage in Gloucestershire, Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming are confronted with a bizarre case unlike anything they’ve encountered before.
Stephen Rydall, director of the Great Western Railway, is convinced that the tragedy is a personal attack on him and fears for the safety of his shepherd, missing since the incident. Rydall has enemies: a churlish squire, a scheming principal of the Royal Agricultural College and a local villain always one step ahead of the law. But, as Colbeck discovers, there’s a prime suspect much closer to Rydall’s own home…”
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