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The Boy Who Lived with the Dead

(2018)
(The second book in the Albert Lincoln series)
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The second historical thriller in the Albert Lincoln series by acclaimed crime writer Kate Ellis.

A child haunted by the past . . . A village troubled by secrets . . .

It is 1920 and Scotland Yard detective DI Albert Lincoln is still reeling from the disturbing events of the previous year. Trapped in a loveless marriage and tired of his life in London, he's pleased when he's called to a new case in the North West of England.

Before the War, he led the unsuccessful investigation into the murder of little Jimmy Rudyard in the village of Mabley Ridge. Now a woman has been murdered there and another child is missing, the sole witness being a traumatised boy who lives in a cemetery lodge. Albert's first investigation was a failure but this time he is determined to find the truth . . . and the missing child.

As Albert delves into the lives of the village residents he uncovers shocking secrets and obsessions. With the help of a village schoolmistress with her own secret past, Albert closes in on Jimmy's killer. Then, as more bodies are discovered, he realises that his young witness from the cemetery lodge is in grave danger, from somebody he calls 'the Shadow Man'. As Albert discovers more about the victims he finds information that might bring him a step closer to solving a mystery of his own: the whereabouts of his lost son.

Praise for the Albert Lincoln novels:

'A powerful story of loss, malice and deception' Ann Cleeves

'Fascinating, with a characteristically clever twist' Martin Edwards

'This could be an instant classic' L. C. Tyler

'Extraordinarily powerful' Peter Lovesey

'A splendidly macabre thriller' Andrew Taylor

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Used availability for Kate Ellis's The Boy Who Lived with the Dead

Hardback Editions

December 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead (Albert Lincoln)
Author(s): Kate Ellis
ISBN: 0-349-41833-0 / 978-0-349-41833-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
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Paperback Editions

May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead (Albert Lincoln)
Author(s): Kate Ellis
ISBN: 0-349-41835-7 / 978-0-349-41835-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Boy Who Lived With The Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
ISBN: 1-4079-7175-1 / 978-1-4079-7175-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Boy Who Lived With The Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
ISBN: 1-4079-7176-X / 978-1-4079-7176-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
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December 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
Publisher: Soundings
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December 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
Publisher: Soundings
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December 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
Publisher: Soundings
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived With The Dead
Author(s): Kate Ellis
Publisher: Piatkus
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December 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Boy Who Lived with the Dead (Albert Lincoln Book 2)
Author(s): Kate Ellis
Publisher: Piatkus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU