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The Room of the Dead - A gripping WW2 crime mystery

M.R.C. Kasasian

Publisher: Head of Zeus

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Summary

A cold-blooded killer stalks a sleepy Suffolk town in this pitch-perfect WWII crime mystery. 
 
December 1939. Sackwater Police Station feels a million miles from the war effort. Elderly Mr Orchard keeps wandering off in his pyjamas, little Sylvia Satin is having a birthday party, and a bookmark has been reported stolen. Inspector Betty Church – one of the few female officers on the force – is longing for something to get her teeth into... 
 
When a bomb is dropped on Sackwater, it seems the war has finally reached them. But Betty can't stop Adolf, however hard she tries. So when a dead man is found on the beach, she concentrates on hunting an enemy much closer to home. 
 
'Eccentric and entertaining with a nicely complex plot'Crime Review. 
 
'A wonderfully gripping old-fashioned murder mystery' The Lady.

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