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The Gallows in My Garden

(1942)
(A book in the Manville Moon series)
A novel by

 
"The gallows in my garden, people say,

Is new and neat and adequately tall.

I tie the noose on in a knowing way

As one that knots his necktie for a ball;

But just as all the neighbors...on the wail...

Are drawing a long breath to shout 'Hurray!'

The strangest whim has seized me.... After all

I think I will not hang myself today.'' - From G. K. Chesterton's "A Ballade of Suicide"

Young Donald Lawson was familiar with that poem...yet now his body hung dead on a crag. Murder or suicide, Manville Moon was already on the case, as bodyguard to Don's beautiful sister, Grace. For Grace's life was threatened, too. And to protect it Moon found himself crossing fists and guns with hired killers, and fencing desperately with Grace's friends, family, and fiance, anyone of whom might have wanted to kill her.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Paperback Editions

May 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Gallows in My Garden
Author(s): Richard Deming
ISBN: 1-4448-2842-8 / 978-1-4448-2842-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford Mystery
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October 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Gallows in My Garden
Author(s): Richard Deming
ISBN: 1-4405-5604-0 / 978-1-4405-5604-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prologue Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: The Gallows in My Garden
Author(s): Richard Deming
ISBN: 1-5318-0821-2 / 978-1-5318-0821-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

October 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Gallows in My Garden
Author(s): Richard Deming
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

October 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Gallows in My Garden
Author(s): Richard Deming
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Gallows in My Garden (Prologue Books)
Author(s): Richard Deming
Publisher: Prologue Books
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