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Mallard Island
By Peter Webb

Mallard Island

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Mallard Island by Peter Webb

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Investigation of lies deception and suspicion reveal an unexpected twist. Commander Harry Dowding works directly for the assistant commissioner of Essex and his job requires him to investigate high profile and politically sensitive situations. His boss Hubert Delaney needs Harry's skill in preventing any leaks to reporters from the local and national tabloids. Harry Delaney travels to Mallard Island to resolve the suspicious death of a resident who happened to be a close friend and confidant to Daniel Proctor. Daniels is a major land owner on the island and through his political contact arranges for a special police investigation. With the help of his detective sergeant Eugene Dillon they unearth the truth after sifting through many suspects to unravel the lies and deception that weaved a web of surprising revelations. Detectives Dowding and Dillon investigate the murder of a young house keeper on the estate of Willowby Grantham a Member of Parliament on the outskirts of the village of Pebblestone. Their investigation leads them to identical twins, an equestrian challenge and an encounter with a family of Romany Gypsies, followed by extensive questioning of a motor cycling chapter called the Black Angels with a surprising membership before they solve the crime.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781432709754
ISBN-10: 1432709755
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Outskirts Press
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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