A Very British Murder
Very Good Octavo, softcover. NF. 394 pp. and notes on author, A dazzling and exotic tale of a British journalist reluctantly drawn into a murder investigation halfway across the globe in exotic-deadly Bombay.
Inspector Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov is an honest policeman in a very dishonest post-Soviet Union. He and his team are searching for a serial killer who has claimed at least forty victims. And then there is the problem of protecting a visiting British journalist who is working on a story about a Moscow prostitution ring-in doing so Rostnikov and his team uncover a chain of murders that lead to a source too high to be held accountable if the police want to keep their jobs-or their lives.
Very good in very good dust jacket.
Very Good Clean Unmarked Copy With an Un-Creased Spine & Strong Binding that has been Carefully Read & shows Minimal Signs of Use ~ Light Rubbing Along Page Edges & Corners ~ Cover has Light Edge Rubbing, Slightly worn Corners & Light Laminate Scuffing that does not cut into color.
SPIES DRAGONS? ROCK AND ROLL TStR is about the 50s on the edge of the 60s, Cold War espionage, early British rock and roll, a stranger in a strange land, the once and future King, and (in a way) CATFISH It's 1959, the height of the Cold War in London and the Quantock Hills of Somerset. There's a murder on an isolated Iron Age hill fort. Something very strange is going on in the Arthurian landscape of the West Country.
1998 Run time: 500. DVD cover and case in very good condition and the 3 discs are scratchless. From the British TV series. Five mysteries on 3 discs. Series 1. Case contained within a pasteboard sleeve. Your purchase benefits world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee.
Waterloo was the last battle fought by Napoleon and the one which finally ended his imperial dreams. It involved huge armies and heavy losses on both sides. For those who fought in it - Dutch and Belgians, Prussians and Hanoverians as well as British and French troops - it was a murderous struggle. For all its ferocity, it was a battle that would be remembered very differently across Europe.
When a late-spring snowfall buries the little seaside village of Provincetown out on the very tip of Cape Cod and the town curmudgeon is found dead at the foot of the world-famous Pilgrim Monument, the police are sure he committed suicide. But British newcomer, innkeeper and avid reader of cozies Liz Ogilvie-Smyth thinks otherwise. What she saw was incongruous and thus suspect but will she be able to convince the police chief to re-open the case as a murder investigation? This newly minted, self-created amateur sleuth along with her wise-cracking British-born but wanna be savvy American best friend Daphne Crowninshield and handsome Irish Provincetown cop James Finneran find themselves not only out to solve one mystery but three and one of them is a long-cold case.
1999 Run time: 400. DVD cover and case in very good condition and the 2 discs are scratchless. Series 2 of a British TV series. Four mysteries on 2 discs. Your purchase benefits world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee.
Very good. Pages clean & unmarked; spine is tight; very slight spine slant; covers show minimal edge wear, some light creasing on front (seen only at a certain angle) and a tiny smudge on back. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 216 p. Audience: General/trade. First in the World War Twp British Manor House Mysteries featuring Elizabeth Hartleigh-Compton, Lady of the Manor.
Quintessentially British cop Richard Poole (Ben Miller, "Primeval") is a fish out of water when he is sent to the tiny island of Saint Marie to solve a mysterious murder. Poole encounters a very different type of policing at his new post that challenges his more buttoned-up sensibility. His new partner, Camille Bordey (Sara Martins, "Paris, je t'aime"), is instinctive, feisty and brilliant, and the rest of the Saint Marie police force certainly have their own unique way of doing things.
Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place. In Jacqueline Winspear's powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy, a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gilbraltar leads Maisie into a web of lies, deceit, and peril.
A behind-the-scenes look at the desperate, scandalous private life of a British MP and champion manipulator, and the history-making trial that exposed his dirty secretsAs a member of Parliament and leader of the Liberal Party in the 1960s and 70s, Jeremy Thorpe ¢â -â ¢s bad behavior went under the radar for years. Police and politicians alike colluded to protect one of their own.