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Railway to the Grave

by Edward Marston

Part of the Railway Detective Series

Railway to the Grave Synopsis

Yorkshire 1855. When Colonel Aubrey Tarleton walks into the path of a speeding train, he is crushed to death on the track. The famous Railway Detective, Inspector Robert Colbeck, is immediately put on the case to determine why such a well-respected man would have resorted to suicide. Tarleton's wife had recently gone missing, but was the colonel responsible for her disappearance? It's up to Colbeck and his trusty sergeant Victor Leeming to uncover the truth.

Railway to the Grave Press Reviews

'A grand romp very much in the tradition of Holmes and Watson. Packed with characters Dickens would have been proud of. Wonderful, well written' Time Out

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749009311
Publication date: 1st April 2011
Author: Edward Marston
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 352 pages
Categories: Historical mysteries,

About Edward Marston

Edward Marston has written over 100 books, including some nonfiction. He is best known for his hugely successful Railway Detective series, the latest of which is The Circus Train Conspiracy. His other current series are the Home Front Detective, set in the Great War, and the Bow Street Rivals featuring identical twin detectives during the Regency.

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