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A Case of Suicide in St. James's

(2019)
(The fifth book in the Freddy Pilkington-Soames series)
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When Douglas Westray, the son of an eminent aircraft manufacturer, is found shot dead in a locked room at a society ball, it seems obvious that it’s suicide—after all, he had two failed engagements behind him, and had lost the family firm a prestigious prize through his own neglect. But not everybody is convinced—including Freddy Pilkington-Soames, who soon discovers that there are still questions to be answered. Why was Douglas wearing the wrong shoes when he was found? What is the connection with a near-disaster at an air show? And was Freddy’s narrow escape from death under the wheels of a car an accident or something more sinister? Assisted by his old friend, the wayward and irrepressible Lady Gertie McAloon, and pestered at every turn by rival reporter Corky Beckwith, Freddy finds himself drawn into a world of sabotage, blackmail and shady deals which threaten to scupper the success of a new fighter plane before it even gets off the ground. But there’s more at stake than just money, and now it’s up to Freddy to untangle the clues and unravel the dark secret of a murderer who has already killed at least once and will think nothing of killing again.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's: 5 (A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure)
Author(s): Clara Benson
ISBN: 1-913355-14-4 / 978-1-913355-14-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mount Street Press
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July 2019 : Paperback
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's (A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure)
Author(s): Clara Benson
ISBN: 1-07-976792-4 / 978-1-07-976792-6
Publisher: Independently published
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Audio Editions

January 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's: A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure, Book 5
Author(s): Clara Benson
Publisher: Clara Benson
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January 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's: A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure, Book 5
Author(s): Clara Benson
Publisher: Clara Benson
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's: A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure, Book 5
Author(s): Clara Benson
Publisher: Clara Benson
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's: A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure, Book 5
Author(s): Clara Benson
Publisher: Clara Benson
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Case of Suicide in St. James's (A Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventure Book 5)
Author(s): Clara Benson
Publisher: Mount Street Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU