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Dead March for Penelope Blow

(Dead March for Penelope)
(A book in the Thomas Littlejohn series)
A novel by

The Blow's old house stands proudly in post-war Nesbury.

But the building harbours strange secrets.

The owner, Mr William Blow, has left a financial mystery in the wake of his death.

When Miss Penelope becomes the latest member of the Blow family to die, it sparks one of Scotland Yard's most complex investigations.

Who would kill Miss Penelope, a kind, Christian woman known best by Claplady, the local vicar, and Nesbury's Salvation Army?

Was jealousy the cause of her death, or simply madness?

As Scotland Yard come under pressure to prosecute Miss Penelope's killer, more witnesses crawl out of the woodwork to give their side of the story.

How many crimes must be committed before the mystery of the Blow family is finally solved?

'Dead March for Penelope Blow' is a witty crime thriller by one of the masters of the genre.

"One of the subtlest and wittiest practitioners of the ...British detective story" - The New York Times

"Sure-fire, that's Bellairs." - New York Herald Tribune

"When you get a George Bellairs story you get something worth reading." - Norfolk Ledger-Despatch.

George Bellairs was the nom de plume of Harold Blundell (1902-1985), a crime writer and bank manager born in Heywood, near Rochdale, Lancashire, who settled in the Isle of Man on retirement. He wrote more than 50 books, most featuring the detective Inspector Littlejohn. He also wrote four novels under the alternative pseudonym Hilary Landon.

Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent publisher of digital books.

Genre: Mystery    

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October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Dead March for Penelope Blow (A Chief Inspector Littlejohn Mystery Book 15)
Author(s): George Bellairs
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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