Death Takes a Wife - Mr Crook Murder Mystery (Paperback)
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Death Takes a Wife - Mr Crook Murder Mystery (Paperback)

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Published: 14/03/2014
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The victims were predictable - the murderer was not...
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

Sour, selfish and worth several millions, Mrs French was just the kind of woman you'd expect to be murdered. And so, in due course, she was.

Mrs Hoggett was the next to die - another murder predicted by all who, unfortunately, knew her well. Since there was no shortage of suspects, it was small wonder the killer eluded the law. And then a lovely young woman came forth with a story of bigamy and blackmail so bizarre it had to be true. All that was needed for proof was yet another corpse...

'Clever'New York Herald Tribune

Publisher: The Murder Room
ISBN: 9781471910142
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


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Anthony Gilbert's novels show the unsensational type of detective story at its best - DAILY TELEGRAPH

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Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing - SUNDAY TIMES

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