The Murder Book

The Murder Book

A Henry Johnstone Mystery

Book - 2016
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"Adams delivers more than one surprise en route to the satisfying ending"
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Introducing Detective Chief Inspector Henry Johnstone in the first of a brand-new historical mystery series.
Lincolnshire, England. June, 1928. When three freshly-buried bodies are unearthed in the front yard of a rented cottage, DCI Henry Johnstone, a specialist murder detective from London, is summoned to investigate. Two of the victims are identified as Mary Fields, known to have worked as a prostitute, and her seven-year-old daughter Ruby. But who is the third victim and what was he doing at the cottage?

Johnstone is determined to do things by the book, but his use of forensic science and other modern methods of detection soon ruffles feathers. Frustrated by the unhelpful attitude of the local constabulary, Johnstone fears the investigation is heading nowhere. Then he's called out to another murder . . .
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, England :, Severn House,, 2016
Edition: First world edition
ISBN: 9780727886552
Branch Call Number: MYS ADA
Characteristics: 236 pages ; 23 cm

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