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The Strangler Vine: The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 1) - The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Paperback)
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The Strangler Vine: The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 1) - The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Paperback)

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For lovers of Sherlock, Shardlake and Ripper Street. A gripping and pulse-racing mystery thriller with a great detective double act. 'Splendid, enthralling, an exotic mystery that captivated me.' Bernard CornwellCalcutta 1837. Young officer William Avery is tasked by his employers-the East India Company-with tracking down disgraced poet and spy Xavier Mountstuart, lost in the jungles of central India. Accompanied by the dissolute and mysterious Jeremiah Blake, Avery is sure the mission is doomed. When their search leads them into Kali-worshipping Thug territory, the pair are soon fighting for their lives, but impelled to solve the horrifying mystery behind their mission. With death and danger on every side, is it too late for them to save themselves?Shortlisted for the John Creasey New Blood Dagger for Best Debut Crime novel of the year 2014, and the HWA Debut Crown for Best Historical Novel 2015, Longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year 2015 and the Bailey's Woman's Prize for Fiction 2014

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241966556
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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“Wonderful book, great plot, fascinating characters”

William Avery, a junior officer in the employ of the East India Company, had expected to be seduced by India’s ancient traditions and exotic scenes. Instead after nine months in the Calcutta of 1837, he was bored,... More

Hardback edition
27th April 2014
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“Thoroughly enjoyable romp”

This is a lovely mix of Conan Doyle and Kipling, set in Colonial India where the Europeans are 'superior' and the talk of the town has gone missing. Part coming of age, part action adventure with a liberal... More

Paperback edition
2 similar books recommended
23rd April 2015
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“Definitely worth a read!”

An entertaining, meaty adventure story. M.J. Carter has clearly done a great amount of research to ensure historical accuracy. The first couple of chapters require a fair amount of turning to the glossary to check the... More

Paperback edition
19th September 2014
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