Shopping Basket
0

The Stationmaster’s Farewell

Price: £8.99

Format

Paperback

Series

Author Edward Marston
Rights World English
ISBN 9780749013066
Publication Date 29th April 2013
Recommend This:

Description

1857.  As the community of Exeter celebrate Guy Fawkes Day, one notable person is missing from the festivities.  It is Joel Heygate, the affable, highly-respected stationmaster at Exeter St David’s railway station.   Only when the bonfire finally dies down, the charred remains of his body are found.  Who would possibly want to murder a man so universally liked? 

It’s the question Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and Sergeant Victor Lemming ask when they arrive in Exeter at the request of the South Devon Railway.  Yet, as they investigate the stationmaster’s life, they realise he is not as popular as they first believed. With a scorned jilted lover, a resentful colleague and a violent elder brother among the many suspects, it is only when Heygate’s diary turns up unexpectedly that the truth becomes clear and a fourth suspect emerges. 

As Colbeck closes in on the killer, he finds himself in mortal danger – can justice prevail? Or will his beloved Madeleine be robbed of a husband on the very eve of their marriage? The detectives must use all their skill and wit to solve the case.

 

 

What The Critics Said

Have Your Say

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The Stationmaster’s Farewell”

Your email address will not be published.

I accept the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy

Books In This Series

Other Books By This Author

Murder on the Salsette