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The Weekend Girls

(1966)
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‘Extremely readable’ Sunday Times

Gillian was concerned when a middle-aged man with melancholy eyes followed her from a train.

Two days later, this lovely, neurotic girl disappeared ...

Everyone else thought Gillian would soon reappear to plague them, but Meg, her warm-hearted flatmate, was worried.

Seeing the mysterious stranger again, this time in the company of another attractive young girl, Meg decides to take matters into her own hands and investigate further.

But it’s not long before Meg finds herself at the centre of a deadly charade.

Will her search for the truth prove deadly, or will she too simply disappear along with the other Weekend Girls…?

Praise for John Burke



‘Fine example of the retrospective crime plot ... I suspect that John Burke tangles up – and satisfactorily unravels – his complicated plots with the aid of a highly sophisticated computer. Anyway, he beats me every time and I enjoy my defeats.’ – The Sun

‘A double surprise ending ... very enjoyable’ – Eastern Daily Press

John Burke (1922-2011) was born in Sussex and served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Marines during World War Two. He wrote several crime novels and thrillers under the names Jonathan Burke, J.F. Burke and John Burke, including Swift Summer (1949), which won the Atlantic Award in Literature. Some of his other novels appeared under the pseudonyms of Joanna Jones, Sara Morris, Jonathan George and Owen Burke.

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for John Burke's The Weekend Girls

Paperback Editions

November 1987 : UK Paperback

Title: The Weekend Girls (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): Jonathan Burke
ISBN: 0-7089-6456-7 / 978-0-7089-6456-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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June 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: Weekend Girls
Author(s): John Burke
ISBN: 0-330-02116-8 / 978-0-330-02116-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Weekend Girls
Author(s): John Burke
Publisher: Lume Books
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