A Kind of Acquaintance
Large type edition
By (author) David Armstrong
Kind of Acquaintance by David Armstrong
Book DescriptionThis is an atmospheric crime novel from a prize-winning author. In 1986, on a country lane in Shropshire, a newspaper boy appears to have been abducted. Some twenty years later, Sarah Clement, a once successful novelist, disappears from her houseboat on the Grand Union Canal. Her submerged body is found a few days later by a woman working with a group of canal restoration volunteers. DI Frank Kavanagh is seconded to the case, along with his lover and colleague, DC Jane Salt. As the pair embark upon the routine round of house-to-house enquiries, computer checks and interviews with those who knew the dead woman, a number of suspects emerge. But the case is complicated further when the owner of a bed-and-breakfast close to the canal is also found dead, in mysterious and gruesome circumstances.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780727877314
(222mm x 141mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Severn House Large Print Books
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Armstrong
David Armstrong's first novel Night's Black Agents was published in 1993 and was shortlisted for the CWA's Best First Crime Novel Award. He is the author of four further crime novels including Until Dawn Tomorrow and Thought for the Day. A Kind of Acquaintance is his first novel for Seven House. David Armstrong lives in Shropshire, England.
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