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River of darkness / Rennie Airth.

River of darkness / Rennie Airth.
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ISBN 9781447271628 (paperback)
1447271629 (paperback)
Author Airth, Rennie, 1935- author.
Title River of darkness / Rennie Airth.
Publisher/Date London : Pan Books, 2014.
©1999
Pagination etc. 545 pages ; 20 cm.
Series John Madden 1
Contents note Originally published: London: Macmillan, 1999.
Summary Note It is 1921 and a terrible discovery has been made at a manor house in Surrey - the bloodied bodies of Colonel Fletcher, his wife and two of their staff. The victims have all been stabbed and the lack of disturbance in the house suggests that the attack was one of terrifying speed. The Surrey police force seem ready to put the murders town to robbery with violence, but Detective Inspector Madden from Scotland Yard sees things slightly differently. For he has experienced the horrors of World War I and has seen madness at first hand. And he is certain this crime has been perpetrated by a psychopath who will strike again ...and soon. 'One of the most gripping thrillers I have ever read' Country Life 'If only every golden age crime novel could be as good as this' Independent on Sunday
Subject Madden, John (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Ex-police officers -- England -- Surrey -- Fiction
World War, 1914-1918 -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction
Mystery and detective stories
Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 -- Fiction
Shelf Location F AIRT
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