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Act of Murder by Alan Wright

Act of Murder

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A marvellous Victorian murder mystery revolving around the world of magicians after one is found dead in his hotel room. Rich in historical detail and a cracking plot as well, it will keep you guessing until the end.

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Act of Murder by Alan Wright

Wigan, 1894. Richard Throstle and his wife Georgina are in town with their ghoulish magic lantern show, Phantasmagoria. When Richard is found murdered in his hotel room, police sergeant Slevin takes charge of the investigation. Meanwhile, at the Royal Court Theatre, the Morgan-Drew Players theatre troupe harbour many dark secrets. An ambitious, rambunctious murder mystery, Act of Murder is a tale of magic, pornography and poisonings - with some gruesome murders thrown in for good measure.

About the Author

Alan Wright

Alan Wright was born, and still lives, in Wigan. A graduate of Leeds University, he taught English for several years in secondary schools but now works as a Secondary Consultant for the Graduate Teacher Programme. In 2009 Alan was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award, and has written three musical plays. He is married with three grown-up children, and loves all things Victorian.

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Publication date

23rd June 2010


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