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The Pershore poisoners

Author: Kerry Tombs
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1890: In the Worcestershire market town of Pershore, at Talbots' Lodging House, a recently arrived guest dies in mysterious circumstances. Detective Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft and his colleague, Constable Tom Crabb, are called in to investigate, and are presented with accusations that the dead man was poisoned - a theory borne out by circumstantial evidence. Then a second guest is killed: arsenic is suspected in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Tombs
ISBN: 9781444824742 1444824740
OCLC Number: 918566131
Description: 308 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Kerry Tombs.

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"1890: In the Worcestershire market town of Pershore, at Talbots' Lodging House, a recently arrived guest dies in mysterious circumstances. Detective Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft and his colleague, Constable Tom Crabb, are called in to investigate, and are presented with accusations that the dead man was poisoned - a theory borne out by circumstantial evidence. Then a second guest is killed: arsenic is suspected in both deaths, and the policemen's enquiries begin to unearth long-buried secrets. Meanwhile, an old case from Ravenscroft's past threatens to cast a shadow over the present."--Publisher description.

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