22 January 2012

An engaging and wonderfully entertaining mystery novel


Another classic British detective fiction by Julius Falconer

Fancy a twenty-first-century murder linked to an eighteenth-century parish register? - with a stroll through the byways of ancient Middle Eastern languages, a piece of eighteenth-century silver, a spot of genealogy and trips to France, Italy and Austria thrown in? Then this is the book for you!

The discovery of the body of a petty criminal one winter’s night in 2011, in a quiet Yorkshire hamlet, sets in train a series of events which stretches Inspector Walter Moat’s capabilities to the utmost. His wily opponent, as he eventually discovers, is an elusive master-criminal called Lomax, who weaves a devious and ruthless path to achieve his goals. Moat and his sergeant find themselves attempting to nail a crook intent on thwarting the resolve of a friendless waif…


“A triumph of literary wit” …publishedbestsellers.com


Genre: Fiction: Crime Mystery
ISBN: 978-1-907728-34-1
Publication Date: 16 February 2012
Edition/Format: 1st/Paperback
Book Size: 210 x 148 mm 154pp