Signal for Vengeance
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1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married to her callous husband, is having an affair with a railway officer, who she finds dead on the railway tracks. Determined to win votes for the upcoming election of mayor, Mr Feltham calls for Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Lemming to solve the hideous crime, which takes longer than anticipated. With a pregnant wife at home, Colbeck must work at speed if he is to return in time to be there when he becomes a father.
What The Critics Said
'His stories are traditional whodunits, with little gore, and reveal a sharp ear for dialogue; the focus is squarely on the plot. Marston's engaging tales are informed by a strong sense of atmosphere and attention to detail, and will appeal to readers in search of challenging puzzles in well-told stories set in an earlier time'