Mushnick, Norman The ABC Mysteries

ISBN 13 : 9781496090461

The ABC Mysteries

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9781496090461: The ABC Mysteries

Susan James, once Interpol’s brightest star, now a private detective and a counterfeit credentialed New Scotland Yard Detective Inspector. Susan investigates London’s crimes; the ones that kindle Great Britain’s worst nightmares, the ones that begin their journey in or pass through London’s 18 rural and 270 Underground train stations. She reports to Detective Chief Superintendent Derek Bremerton. IN EMPTY ATTACHÉ IN KINGS CROSS When Metropolitan Police find an unattended attaché in King’s Cross Underground station, they summon Susan James who orders an elite Bomb Squad. “It’s empty,” says the bomb squad officer, “it’s safe.” That is until a radiation counter wails. Into every sleuth’s life, comes a case that changes everything. For Susan James, this is that case. She has 54 hours to find the missing suitcase nuclear bomb before it annihilates London and ends 8 million lives in a flash of a second. With 6 minutes left, what she discovers sends shock waves through Parliament and Buckingham Palace. Susan’s final seconds cascade into history, like sand in an hourglass. IN BARRISTER VANISHES FROM BLACKFRIARS A prominent Barrister, friend of royalty, vanishes from Blackfriars train station. DCS Bremerton of New Scotland Yard summons Susan James, in disguise as DI Sue Anne Jameson, the Yard's secret undercover sleuth. Susan investigates and suspects that the Barrister is involved in a diamond money-laundering scheme that rekindles the dangers of her past discoveries in the case of the Crown Jewels theft. Warned against exposing a Royal family blunder, Susan devises a sting on four cunning criminals. Seconds away from finding the Barrister, dead or alive, Susan comes face to face with killer member of the cunning criminals. IN MURDERED CAREGIVER FOUND IN SAINT PANCRAS When Susan James, private detective, is undercover as Sue Anne Jameson, Scotland Yard Detective Inspector, she has a perfect record for solving London’s heinous train station crimes. The yard's DCS Bremerton contracts her to find the person who stole the prime minister’s 19-year-old caregiver's body from the morgue, found frozen two days later in Saint Pancras station. The coroner insists death by natural causes. Susan smells lies in Downing Street and sets out to prove murder. Worse yet, Bremerton, friends with the prime minister, hides evidence. Susan covertly removes caregiver’s diary from the evidence room. It hints of treason going on in Downing Street. Attacked, near fatal, Susan pushes forward to find an international assassin also sought by MI-6. Success for Susan looms. That is until her demanded second autopsy reveals a centuries old murder method and sends Susan on a hunt for three conspirators.

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