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The Eloquence of the Dead

(2013)
(The second book in the Joe Swallow series)
A novel by

 
"Bodies can tell you a lot. There can be an eloquence about the dead. But you have to be able to interpret what they are telling you... "

This captivating, expertly crafted mystery captures the life and essence of Victorian Dublin and draws the reader on a gripping journey of murder and intrigue. When a Dublin Pawnbroker is found murdered and the lead suspect goes missing, Sergeant Joe Swallow is handed the poisoned chalice of the investigation. On the way he uncovers deep-rooted corruption, discovers the power of new, scientific detection techniques and encounters a ruthless adversary. With authorities pressing for a quick resolution, the public living in fear of attack and the newspapers happy to point to the police's every mistake, Swallow must use every trick in his arsenal to crack the case. Following leads from Trim Castle to the Tower of London, The Eloquence of the Dead is a taut, fast-paced crime thriller perfect for fans of Charles Finch and Charles Todd.

Genre: Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Eloquence of the Dead: A Mystery
Author(s): Conor Brady
ISBN: 1-250-05757-4 / 978-1-250-05757-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Eloquence of the Dead
Author(s): Conor Brady
ISBN: 1-84840-299-6 / 978-1-84840-299-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: New Island Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Eloquence of the Dead: A Mystery
Author(s): Conor Brady
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Eloquence of the Dead
Author(s): Conor Brady
Publisher: New Island Books
Availability: Amazon UK   



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