The Iron Horse: The bestselling Victorian mystery series

The Iron Horse: The bestselling Victorian mystery series

by Edward Marston

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Overview

Derby Day at Epsom Downs. A multitude of people crowd to watch the races: dukes and dustmen, bishops and beggars, privileged ladies and prostitutes. The gamut of Victorian society and a hotbed for crime and crooks of all kinds. With the nation a-flutter in the run up to this national event, a disembodied head is discovered on a passenger train at Crewe; the first in a murky course of events that takes in murder, fraud and race-fixing. Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant are assigned to the case and are soon snarled up in a web of skulduggery stretching across the country. They are forced to ask themselves, just how much is someone prepared to hazard to win?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749008499
Publisher: Allison & Busby, Limited
Publication date: 05/17/2010
Series: Railway Detective series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 270,381
File size: 378 KB
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Edward Marston was born and brought up in South Wales. A full-time writer for over forty years, he has worked in radio, film, television and the theatre, and is a former chairman of the Crime Writers’ Association.

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