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Striking Murder

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Author: A J Wright

Genre: Crime, Mystery & Thriller
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780749019341
Rights: World English
Pub. Date: 21st January 2016

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Price: £19.99

Format: Hardback

Part of the series:
Lancashire Detective

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Longlisted for the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger

1893. Wigan is in the grip of a devastating national miners’ strike and a harsh winter. Arthur Morris, a wealthy colliery owner whose intransigence on miners’ pay is the main cause of the strike, is found brutally murdered in Scholes, a rough working-class district where he is universally hated and blamed for the grinding hardship the strike is causing. Detective Sergeant Brennan is tasked with finding the murderer and when a mysterious stranger is found bludgeoned to death, Brennan starts to unravel a twisted thread of interwoven clues that will lead to the murderer.

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'An absolute gem of a historical crime novel – cleverly and intricately plotted and very well-written'Crime Review

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