A Ticket to Oblivion

by Edward Marston

Part of the Railway Detective Series

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A Ticket to Oblivion Synopsis

Young Imogen Burnhope and her maid Rhoda board a non-stop train to Oxford to visit her Aunt Cassandra, who waits on the platform at Oxford station where the train terminates, to greet them. Only they never arrive. The train is searched and the coachman swears he saw them board a first-class carriage, but they seem to have vanished into thin air.When he learns his daughter is missing, Sir Marcus Burnhope contacts Scotland Yard for help and Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming are assigned to the case.Is it a merely a case of a runaway girl? Or is there a more sinsister, larger conspiracy at work?

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ISBN: 9780749014278
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749014278
Publication date: 24th April 2014
Author: Edward Marston
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical mysteries,

About Edward Marston

Edward Marston was born and brought up in South Wales. A full-time writer for over thirty years, he has worked in radio, film, television and the theatre, and is a former chairman of the Crime Writers' Association.

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