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(The first book in the DCI Paul Stark Mystery series)
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The first of a new mystery series featuring Winston Churchill and King George V: an intriguing departure for bestselling children's author Jim Eldridge.

London, 1921. Prominent Cabinet minister Lord Amersham has been shot dead outside his Regents Park home, two bullets to the chest and one to the forehead. The killing bears the hallmarks of a professional hit.

Tackling one of the most high-profile cases Scotland Yard has ever faced, DCI Paul Stark is under pressure to produce a quick result. Amersham's colleague, Secretary of State for the Colonies Winston Churchill, is convinced the Bolsheviks are responsible. Stark's colleagues at Special Branch believe there's a connection to the Government talks taking place over Irish Home Rule. Or could the motive be connected to Lord Amersham's scandalous private life?

Then there is a second murder, once again committed by an expert marksman at close range - and the case takes a terrifying new twist . . .

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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Used availability for Jim Eldridge's Assassins

Hardback Editions

June 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: Assassins: A British Mystery Series Set in 1920s London (Detective Chief Inspector Stark Mysteries)
Author(s): Jim Eldridge
ISBN: 0-7278-9565-6 / 978-0-7278-9565-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: Assassins (Inspector Stark Mystery)
Author(s): Jim Eldridge
ISBN: 1-78029-088-8 / 978-1-78029-088-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: Assassins: A British mystery series set in 1920s London (Detective Chief Inspector Stark Mystery)
Author(s): Jim Eldridge
ISBN: 1-78029-571-5 / 978-1-78029-571-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Paperbacks Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

October 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Assassins: A British mystery series set in 1920s London (Inspector Stark Mystery)
Author(s): Jim Eldridge
Publisher: Severn House Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA