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Shadow of the Hangman

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Author: Edward Marston

Genre: Crime, Mystery & Thriller
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780749016869
Rights: World English
Pub. Date: 18th February 2016

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Price: £8.99

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In this first instalment of the Bow Street Rivals series a riot breaks out in Dartmoor prison, enabling some American inmates to escape. The twin detectives Peter and Paul Skillen catch wind of a projected assassination but the target is unknown. Trouble ensues when a woman from the Home Office vanishes; a mysterious lady turns up at the archery shooting gallery; and Paul’s gambling addiction worsens . . . 

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'Marston is plainly on cracking form. The ratting and boxing scenes in the East End are positively Hogarthian in their depiction of filth and overcrowding; you can almost smell the squalor'Historical Novels Review

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'With characteristic skill, Edward Marston draws the reader into a threatening historical underworld, where the hangman's shadow looms over the unwitting criminal'Good Book Guide

'It looks like Marston has another hit series on his hands'The Aberdeen Press and Journal

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Books in this series                                  See full list »

  • Shadow of the Hangman
  • Steps to the Gallows
  • Date with the Executioner
  • Fugitive from the Grave

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  • Railway to the Grave
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