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Iron Horse
By Edward Marston

The Iron Horse

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Iron Horse by Edward Marston

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Derby Day at Epsom Downs. A multitude of people crowd to watch the races: dukes and dustmen, bishops and beggars, privileged ladies and prostitutes. The gamut of Victorian society and a hotbed for crime and crooks of all kinds. With the nation a-flutter in the run up to this national event, a disembodied head is discovered on a passenger train at Crewe; the first in a murky course of events that takes in murder, fraud and race-fixing. Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant are assigned to the case and are soon snarled up in a web of skulduggery stretching across the country. They are forced to ask themselves, just how much is someone prepared to hazard to win?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749079154
ISBN-10: 0749079150
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Pages: 334
Imprint: Allison & Busby
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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