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Last writes : a collection of short stories

Author: Catherine Aird
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-two brand new short stories which are guaranteed to delight fans and win the author many more. The indefatigable detective Inspector Sloan reappears in many of these stories with his sidekick Crosby. But there are also new characters to be met, such as the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service. Full of delicious twists and turns, Last Writes will be a collection to curl up with and savor.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: C D Sloan, (Fictitious character); W Crosby, Detective Constable (Fictitious character); W Crosby, Detective Constable (Fictitious character); C D Sloan, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Aird
ISBN: 9780749016173 0749016175
OCLC Number: 890654829
Description: 254 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Left, right, attention! --
The hard lesson --
Care plan --
Sleeping dogs, lying --
Quick on the draw --
1666 and all that --
Going quietly --
La plume de ma tante --
The language of flowers --
The hen party --
Plane fare --
Deaf man talking --
Benchmark --
The queen of hearts --
In the family way --
These for remembrance --
Stars in their courses --
A managed retreat --
Spite and malice --
Business plan --
Operation virtual reality --
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Responsibility: Catherine Aird.

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'Gorgeously entertaining', Daily Telegraph 'Catherine Aird is as clever a detective writer as Margery Allingham'. Times Literary Supplement' '[A] gentle, charming and distinctly mischievous fictional Read more...

 
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