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Death in the tunnel / Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

Burton, Miles, 1884-1964 author. (Author). Edwards, Martin, 1955- writer of introduction. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield MYSTERY FIC BUR (Text) 36803000974860 MYSTERY Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC BURTON, MILES (Text) 33946003079683 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781464205811
  • ISBN: 1464205817
  • Physical Description: viii, 221 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in 1936 by Collins.
Summary, etc.: "On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found. Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard thinks again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down. Finding himself stumped by the puzzle, Arnold consults his friend Desmond Merrion, a wealthy amateur expert in criminology. To Merrion it seems that the dead man fell victim to a complex conspiracy―but the investigators are puzzled about the conspirators' motives, as well as their identities. Can there be a connection with Sir Wilfred's seemingly untroubled family life, his highly successful business, or his high-handed and unforgiving personality? And what is the significance of the wallet found on the corpse, and the bank notes that it contained?"-- Back cover.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Railroad travel > Fiction.
Police > England > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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