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0749024054
Book:The unseen hand; Edward Marston:2020 The unseen hand; Edward Marston
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Author: Marston, Edward
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Allison & Busby Limited, 2020
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9780749024055
Notes:
Originally published: 2019
1917. The Lotus Hotel offers sanctury for its exclusively female clientele, attracting the cream of London's society. But a dead body found in one of its rooms is hardly good for business, and when it is discovered that the woman was neither a guest nor a member of staff, the Lotus' reputation as a safe haven is cast in doubt.
Series: The home front detective
Additional information: 320 pages, 20 cm, pbk
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Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Allison & Busby, 2014 An eagerly awaited collection of brand new, specially commissioned short stories from Edward Marston, featuring his quick witted railway detective Inspector Colbeck.
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Book:A very murdering battle:2012
Author: Marston, Edward
Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
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Book:The stationmaster's farewell:2013
Author: Marston, Edward
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2012 As the community of Exeter celebrate Guy Fawkes day, one notable person is missing from the festivities - Joel Haygate, the affable stationmaster. Only when the bonfire finally dies down, the charred remains of his body are found. Who would possibly want to murder a man so universally liked?
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eBook:The mad courtesan:2013.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2013.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: London: Corgi, 1992. A vicious rivalry threatens to cause chaos for Lord Westfield's Men when the onstage duels between Owen Elias and Sebastian Carrick become ever more realistic. However, it is an axe that splits open Sebastian's head one night in a Clarkenwell alley. Company book holder Nicholas Bracewell, accustomed to damage control, begins to investigate the victim's death.
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eBook:The silent woman:2013.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2013.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: When fire destroys their London theatre, Lord Westfield's players must seek out humbler venues in the countryside. But company manager Nicholas Bracewell is distracted by a shocking tragedy: a mysterious messanger from his native Devon is murdered by poison. Though the messenger is silenced, Nicholas understands what he must do: return to his birthplace and reconcile some unfinished business of the past.
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eBook:The nine giants:2013.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2013.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: London: Bantam, 1991. The fiery star of the company of players called Lord Westfield's Men, Laurence Firethorn, is hot for a lady, wife of the Lord Mayor elect. A tryst at London's Nine Giants Inn is arranged. Meanwhile, the lugubrious landlord of the actors' home base is laid even lower by a plot to take over ownership of the inn. A young apprentice actor is subjected to a horrible assault and a waterman pulls a mangled corpse from the Thames. The drama comes to a climax at the annual Lord Mayor's show as his barge moves grandly down the river.
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Book:The Merry devils, An Elizabethan mystery:2012
Author: Marston, Edward
Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Bantam, 1989 Nicholas Bracewell is left to investigate the mysterious circumstances of his colleague's death. Is it murder, or some strange, unnatural act? Only the bizarre, spectacular climax at the country seat of Lord Westfield will tell.
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eBook:The frost fair:2004.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2004.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: 2002. December 1669. The Thames freezes over and a frost fair is held on the thick ice. Architect Christopher Redmayne and puritanical constable Jonathan Bale are both visiting the fair when one of Bale's sons gets into trouble on the ice. They rescue the boy but in the process discover a frozen corpse.
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eBook:The parliament house:2007.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2007.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: 2006. London, 1670 - the completion of his new project could not have run more smoothly for Christopher Redmayne. He was commissioned to design a new house for merchant Francis Polegate. To celebrate, Polegate throws a party & invites Christopher as an honoured guest. But then one of the guests is murdered upon leaving the new house.
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eBook:The painted lady:2008.
Author: Marston, Edward.
Year: 2008.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: 2007. Araminta Jewell is one of the beauties of her day; a witty, resourceful, dazzling young lady who manages to resist all the blandishments that come her way. Even her marriage to the ugly Sir Martin Culthorpe has not tamed the rakes of London. When Sir Martin is murdered, Christopher Redmayne investigates.
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