Death on a Branch Line

Death on a Branch Line

Paperback Jim Stringer

By (author) Andrew Martin

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  • Publisher: Faber & Faber Crime
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 196mm x 18mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 2 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0571229689
  • ISBN 13: 9780571229680
  • Edition statement: Main
  • Sales rank: 222,118

Product description

It's the sweltering summer of 1911, and one Friday evening a young aristocrat arrives into the custody of detective Jim Stringer, a man recently found guilty of murdering his father in the sleepy village of Adenwold. He warns Jim of another murder likely to happen in the same village - that of his brother, a reclusive intellectual. When Jim and his wife Lydia arrive at Adenwold they encounter a host of likely suspects and the intended victim, and suddenly Jim has one weekend in which to stop a murder and unravel a conspiracy of international dimensions...

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Author information

Andrew Martin grew up in Yorkshire. After qualifying as a barrister he became a freelance journalist, in which capacity he has tended to write about the North, class, trains, seaside towns and eccentric individuals. His hugely acclaimed Jim Stringer novels are The Necropolis Railyway, The Blackpool Highflyer, The Lost Luggage Porter and Murder at Deviation Junction.