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Last Respects

(1982)
(The tenth book in the Sloan and Crosby Mystery series)
A novel by

 
In this C. D. Sloan Mystery by CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird, a body is found in the river - but the victim didn't drown

When local fisherman Horace Boller decided to row his boat out on the tidal backwash of the river one morning, he couldn't have meant to land a catch like this. What he ended up with was a body floating on the river's surface. And judging by the state of the corpse, the death was not a recent one.

The strange thing is, the coroner report indicates that drowning was not the cause of death. It's up to the intrepid C. D. Sloan - and his markedly less intrepid assistant, Constable Crosby - to investigate.

Along the way, Calleshire's most successful pair of puzzle-solving policemen will contend with a handful of additional strange deaths, befuddling municipal building codes, an antiquarian with interesting views on local history, and a fisherman who has his own motivation for helping (or perhaps hindering) the investigation. Can C. D. Sloan get to the bottom of this waterlogged killing?

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

September 1982 : UK Hardback
Title: Last Respects (The Crime Club)
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-00-231410-X / 978-0-00-231410-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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September 1982 : USA Hardback
Title: Last Respects
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-385-18256-2 / 978-0-385-18256-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

1987 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: Last Respects
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-00-223273-1 / 978-0-00-223273-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Totem
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May 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Last Respects
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-553-23677-6 / 978-0-553-23677-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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April 1984 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Last Respects
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-553-25811-7 / 978-0-553-25811-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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September 1984 : UK Paperback
Title: Last Respects (Ulverscroft large print series)
Author(s): Catherine Aird
ISBN: 0-7089-1180-3 / 978-0-7089-1180-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Last Respects (The C. D. Sloan Mysteries)
Author(s): Catherine Aird
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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