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Death of a Poison-Tongue

(1972)
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"Middlecombe buzzes with rumours. Like a wasp's nest," warned her odd train companion. "Slanders rather. Our poison-tongue. None of us is safe."

When undergraduate Althea Swinford moves to sleepy Middlecombe to study, she quickly finds herself embroiled in the town's hotbed of gossip and scandal. Beneath the respectable veneer of the town, dark secrets lurk, and a when a cold-blooded murder threatens to explode the surrounding myths and mysteries, Althea is immersed, over her head.

Originally published in 1972, Death of a Poison-Tongue finds acclaimed crime novelist Josephine Bell at the height of her powers.

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Hardback Editions

December 1979 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of a Poison-tongue (Ullverscroft large print series. [mystery])
Author(s): Josephine Bell
ISBN: 0-7089-0378-9 / 978-0-7089-0378-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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1977 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death of a poison-tongue
Author(s): Josephine Bell
ISBN: 0-8128-2409-1 / 978-0-8128-2409-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Stein and Day
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November 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of a Poison-Tongue
Author(s): Josephine Bell
ISBN: 0-340-16533-2 / 978-0-340-16533-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of a Poison Tongue (Bello)
Author(s): Josephine Bell
ISBN: 1-4472-2194-X / 978-1-4472-2194-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bello
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1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Death of a Poison Tongue
Author(s): Josephine Bell
ISBN: 0-8128-7067-0 / 978-0-8128-7067-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Day Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death of a Poison Tongue (Bello)
Author(s): Josephine Bell
Publisher: Bello
Availability: Amazon UK