Dead Man's Shoes
By (author) Leo Bruce
Dead Man's Shoes by Leo Bruce
Book DescriptionEveryone knew there'd been a murder, everyone knew who the murderer was, and when this murdered committed suicide by jumping overboard -- or was he thrown overboard? -- from cargo boat Saragossa as she sailed to London from North Africa and Spanish ports, they thought 'Good riddance to bad rubbish', and everyone, the police included, dropped the case. Everyone, that is, except Carlous Deene
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780897332712
(175mm x 115mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Academy Chicago Publishers
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leo Bruce
Death with Blue Ribbon, Hardback (June 1994)
Carolus Deene becomes involved in his latest adventure when a famous restaurateur is threatened by a protection racketeer and a well-known writer of cookbooks is murdered under extraordinary circumstances.
Jack on the Gallows Tree, Hardback (December 1983)
The dead bodies of two elderly ladies are discovered; both had been strangled. Each is found lying full-length, clasping in her hand the stem of a Madonna lily.
Furious Old Women, Paperback (January 1983)» View all books by Leo Bruce
Mysterious doings in a churchyard. A catalogue of crime calls this probably Bruce's wittiest and best-plotted novel to date. A very ingenious idea...a fine surprise in the last moments. The humour and wit are of a high order....
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Author Biography - Leo Bruce
Leo Bruce is the "nom de plume" of Rupert Croft-Cooke, who wrote some 125 mysteries, biographies and memoirs. He died in 1980. There are twenty-two mysteries featuring Deene, of which Academy Chicago has already published eleven. "Death at Hallows End" starts the new hardcover series. The remaining novels will be published over the next several seasons. First published in 1964, "Death at Hallows End"--like all Carolus Deene novels--appears in the U.S. for the first time under an American imprint.
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