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Author: Catherine Aird
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The dramatic theft of an 18th century painting is discovered just moments before the old manor house from which it was stolen is set on fire. Making matters more grisly is the pile of bones sighted in the blazing inferno moments before the roof collapses. What started as simple, if surprising, theft has quickly escalated to arson and, possibly murder, and now Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
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, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Aird
ISBN: 9780312368890 0312368895
OCLC Number: 215173766
Notes: First published: London : Allison & Busby, 2007.
Description: 222 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Catherine Aird.
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The dramatic theft of an 18th century painting is discovered just moments before the old manor house from which it was stolen is set on fire. Making matters more grisly is the pile of bones sighted in the blazing inferno moments before the roof collapses. What started as simple, if surprising, theft has quickly escalated to arson and, possibly murder, and now Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby have to piece together, a puzzle which has its roots deep in Berebury's history.--from Publisher's description.

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