Death Treads Softly

Death Treads Softly

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When a man disappears from the Isle of Man and reappears in London with no memory, Littlejohn is called to escort him home, only to find him shot dead 24 hours later. Soon after, a bankrupt farmer is murdered in a desolate house on the moors, once again with a single bullet to the head.How are the two men connected? And what happened to the first victim during the week he was missing? Littlejohn must connect the dots if he has any hope of tracking down the killer before he strikes again... Reviews "Pure British detective fiction." The New York Times ★★★★★ "This is a thoroughly cracking read for fans of good old British murder mysteries." Amazon Reviewer ★★★★★ "Can't recommend this Littlejohn series of books enough each is different and full of surprise" Amazon Reviewer
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 17mm | 381g
  • IPSO Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1912194074
  • 9781912194070
  • 921,849

About George Bellairs

George Bellairs: a bank manager, a talented crime author, part time journalist and Francophile. His detective stories, written in the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s, combine wicked crimes and classic police procedurals, set in small British communities. Best known for his Detective Littlejohn stories, he is celebrated as one Britain's crime classic greats. "One of the subtlest and wittiest practitioners of the simon-pure British detective story," New York Times
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72 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
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4 49% (35)
3 12% (9)
2 3% (2)
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