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The Last Train to Scarborough

Andrew Martin

The Last Train to Scarborough is the latest charming and atmospheric mystery for Andrew Martin’s celebrated ‘Steam Detective’ Jim Stringer.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571229703
Date Published
01.04.2010
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Summary

One night, in a private boarding house in Scarborough, a railwayman vanishes, leaving his belongings behind…

It is the eve of the Great War, and Jim Stringer, railway detective, is uneasy about his next assignment. It’s not so much the prospect Scarborough in the gloomy off-season that bothers him, or even the fact that the last railwayman to stay in the house has disappeared without trace. It’s more that his governer, Chief Inspector Saul Weatherhill, seems to be deliberately holding back details of the case – and that he’s been sent to Scarborough with a trigger-happy assistant. And when Jim encounters the seductive and beautiful Amanda Rickerby a whole new personal danger enters Jim’s life…

AndrewMartin

Andrew Martin is a journalist and novelist. His critically praised ‘Jim Stringer’ series began withThe Necropolis Railway in 2002. The following titles in the series, Murder at Deviation Junction and Death on a Branch Line, were shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award and, in 2008, Andrew Martin was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award.…

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