Dead Loss (Hardcover)
|Author: Joan Lock|
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|A new Victorian mystery featuring the popular Detective Best After bombs explode in London, Best is sent to Paris, where Irish Americans are plotting their next ?outrage?. There, he encounters a gentleman who says he is helping the French save their plague-ridden vines. But is he who he claims to be? What happened in the blood-soaked railway compartment? And how does it connect with the fate of a young man who may have been lured by a heartrending advertisement in a daily newspaper? *Author: Lock, Joan *Series Title: Detective Ernest Best *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 185 *Publication Date: 2006/03/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.84 x 5.76 x 0.85 inches|
From the Publisher:
Bombs explode in Whitehall and the underground railway in London, and Detective Best is sent to Paris to investigate. There he encounters a gentleman who informs him that he is helping save vines from a plague. But is this man who he claims to be? And what had happened in the blood-soaked railway compartment found later on the Continental Express?