The Armada Boy

The Armada Boy : A gripping detective thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end

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Four centuries, two murders, one motive...

Archaeologist Neil Watson did not to expect to find the body of American veteran Norman Oppenheim in the ruins of the old chantry chapel... He turns to his old student friend, Detective Sergeant Wesley Peterson, for help. Ironically, both men are looking at an invading force - Wes the WWII Yanks and Neil a group of Spaniards killed by outraged locals as they limped from the wreckage of the Armada. Four hundred years apart two strangers in a strange land have died violently - could the same motives of hatred, jealousy and revenge be at work? Wes is running out of time to find out ... An intriguing blend of history and detection from the author of THE MERCHANT'S HOUSE.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 15mm | 124g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • 0
  • 0749953403
  • 9780749953409
  • 78,847

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"A riveting follow-up to "The Merchant's House"." --"Library Journal" "Ellis unfolds an intricate yarn of misdirected revenge with all the assurance of a seasoned veteran of the genre." "Publishers Weekly"" "[Ellis] writes with a nice sympathy for ordinary people caught up in the forces of history." "Kirkus Reviews"" "A riveting follow-up to "The Merchant's House."" "Library Journal""
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About Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She is the author of the Wesley Peterson murder mysteries as well as the Joe Plantagenet mysteries and the Albert Lincoln Trilogy set in the aftermath of the Great War.

She has twice been shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger and for the CWA Dagger in the Library award.

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5 24% (202)
4 43% (369)
3 29% (247)
2 3% (29)
1 1% (8)
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