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The Mortal Sickness SIGNED COPY

Taylor, Andrew.:

ISBN 10: 1873567227 / ISBN 13: 9781873567227
Edité par Blakeney: Scorpion Press, 1995, 1995
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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Limited Edition .Fine. Number 75 of 75 SIGNED with acetate cover. Apprciation by H R F Keating. N° de réf. du libraire 7255

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Titre : The Mortal Sickness SIGNED COPY

Éditeur : Blakeney: Scorpion Press, 1995

Date d'édition : 1995

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition.

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Synopsis :

When a spinster of the parish is found bludgeoned to death in St John's, and the church's most valuable possession, the Lydmouth chalice, is missing, the finger of suspicion points at the new vicar, who is already beset with problems. The glare of the police investigation reveals shabby secrets and private griefs. Jill Francis, struggling to find her feet in her new life, stumbles into the case at the beginning. But even a journalist cannot always watch from the sidelines. Soon she is inextricably involved in the Suttons' affairs. Despite the electric antagonism between her and Inspector Richard Thornhill, she has instincts that she can't ignore ...

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Ever since Agatha Christie, small English villages have been haunted by murder most foul, disturbing the peace and quiet of the countryside, upsetting the vicar's wife, and lifting the edge of the lace curtains to show the darker sides of the eccentric inhabitants. So it is again with Andrew Taylor's tale of a woman murdered in the church vestry, apparently during the theft of a medieval chalice. The village's dirty secrets come gradually to light, in spite of the rather unskilled detective work of the distracted policeman leading the investigation and a nice but not terribly bright young newspaper reporter, who also provides some romantic tension.

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