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Peril on the royal train [electronic resource] : Inspector Robert Colbeck Series, Book 10. Edward Marston.

Marston, Edward. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780749012540 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Spring, 1858. The route of the Caledonian Railway through the southern uplands of the Scottish countryside is disrupted by a fatal crash. Inspector Robert Colbeck and Sergeant Victor Leeming are called from the crime of London to investigate, and must contend with old enemy Superintendent Rory McTurk to uncover the criminals behind the disaster. The motive for the crash is unclear, with suspects including the North British Railway, a group of sabbatarians and those with personal vendettas to enact. Colbeck and Leeming face further obstacles when the Railway announces a reward of £400 for information soon they are pitched against criminals, the public and their own colleagues in their attempts to solve the case.Meanwhile, with the investigation stalling, the newly married Madeleine Colbeck and her father race to reach Inspector Colbeck with important information. Will they be in time to save the royal family before their train journey to Balmoral?
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Allison & Busby, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 367 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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