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Frank Froest: The Grell Mystery

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The Grell Mystery Frank Froest First published in the UK 1913 by Eveleigh Nash 324 pages in print This edition Project Gutenberg Frank Froest was Superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Metropolitan Police from 1906 to his retirement in 1912 … Continue reading

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Sjöwall and Wahlöö: The Fire Engine that Disappeared

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The Fire Engine that Disappeared Sjöwall and Wahlöö, translated by Joan Tate First published in Sweden, 1969, P. A. Norstedt & Söners Forlag This edition Fourth Estate (HarperCollinsPublishers) 2011 ISBN: 9780007439157 258 pages Score 5/5 This is the fifth in … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Day

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Gideon’s Day J. J. Marric First published in the UK 1955, Hodder & Stoughton This edition 1958, Pan Books ISBN: N/A 188 pages Score 5/5 This was the last of Mrs Offence’s selections. I opened the Woman in White earlier … Continue reading

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Sadie When She Died

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Sadie When She Died Ed McBain First published in the UK 1972, Hamish Hamilton Ltd This edition 1974, Pan Books ISBN: 0330240129 160 pages Score 4/5 This was the first of Mrs Offence’s selections. Last Monday afternoon, when he could … Continue reading

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