Dead Image

Dead Image : A Detective Sergeant Best Mystery

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The explosion was heard twenty miles away. It killed boatmen and wrecked the exotic villa of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, the fashionable St John's Wood artist. But what caused the 1874 Regents Park explosion? Fenian bombs? Sabotage by rival railways or other firms? Or was it something personal? And whosw was the other body found in the canal? An artist's model? The missing King's Cross barmaid? Or another victim of the so-called Thomas murderer? As he struggles to find the answers, Scotland Yard's Sergeant Ernest Best straddles the conflicting worlds of art, wealth and privilege and that of the poverty-stricken canal boatmen in an intriguing mystery that will change his life forever.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 192 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752477226
  • 9780752477220

About Joan Lock

Ex-policewoman Joan Lock is that author of eight non-fiction books and two crime novels. She has been a regular contributor to the police press and the journal of the Crime Writers' Association. She has also written short stories, radio plays and radio documentaries.show more