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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

Henry Johnstone mysteries ; 05.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville MYS ADA (Text) 39230032050534 Adult New Books Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC ADA (Text) 50825010780459 Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC ADAMS, JANE A. "JOHNSTONE" BK.5 (Text) 33946003631590 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780727889621
  • ISBN: 0727889621
  • Physical Description: 199 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Severn House, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Series numeration from Fantastic Fiction.
Summary, etc.:
A chilling murder ruins a fun day at the races in the fifth historical mystery featuring Detective Chief Inspector Henry Johnstone. 1929. Police surgeon Dr Clive Mason is devastated when his wife Martha is found dead in an empty horsebox at Southwell Races, her handbag stolen. The Masons were enjoying a day out at the races with their friends, Dr Ephraim Phillips and his wife Nora, when Martha went to speak to a face she recognized in a crowd--and disappeared. As Detective Chief Inspector Henry Johnstone and Sergeant Mickey Hitchens investigate, it's clear this wasn't a robbery gone tragically wrong - Martha was deliberately murdered. Why did the life of this well-respected, popular member of the community meet such a tragic end? Henry and Mickey soon learn that the Masons' marriage was not what it seemed, and make a number of shocking discoveries. Who was Martha Mason, and what secrets was she hiding?
Subject: Johnstone, Henry (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Police > England > London > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Nineteen twenties > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > George V, 1910-1936 > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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