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The Railway Detective (Paperback)
  • The Railway Detective (Paperback)
  • The Railway Detective (Paperback)
  • The Railway Detective (Paperback)
The Railway Detective (Paperback) The Railway Detective (Paperback)

The Railway Detective (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 01/01/2005
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In 1851 England, the city of London anticipates the grand opening of the Great Expedition. Excitement is mounting with each engineering triumph of the railways, but not everyone feels like celebrating. A sudden attack hits the London to Birmingham mail train and it is looted and derailed. Planned with military precision, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck fights to untangle a web of murder, blackmail and destruction. As Colbeck closes in on the criminal masterminds, events take an unexpected turn when the beautiful Madeline, daughter of the injured train driver, becomes a pawn in the criminals game. With time running out, good and evil, new and old, battle against each other. But will the long arm of the law have speed on its side? Full of historical detail, unexpected twists and memorable characters, this is a mystery that will surprise you at every turn."

Publisher: Allison & Busby
ISBN: 9780749083526

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Paperback edition
21st August 2010
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I felt I was reading a book for 10 yr olds. Where the author wanted to give a potted history of the train,railway etc it was done in a very heavy handed way. If reviewers think this book is brilliant they should read... More

Paperback edition
30th June 2011
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“The Railway Detective”

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I found it to be entertaining, insightful and historically informative. I look forward to reading others from this series with anticipation.

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