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Symbols at Your Door

(The eighth book in the David Webb series)
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'A superbly crafted, riveting, page-turner of a read' - Booklist

In the English village of Beckworth, the local residents live in fear.

Five houses have been defaced with the same graffiti.

A grotesquely leering gargoyle's head on the front door.

The vandalism is blamed on the 'Bedworth Bruisers', a gang of local youths who notoriously terrorise newcomers to the village.

As the marked houses becomes targets for break-ins and theft, Detective Chief Inspector Webb steps in.

When the body of Carol Dexter, who has just moved from London, is found floating in a pond, Webb can't help but note that her door was also marked by this strange symbol.

It seems to act as a warning...or as a target...

With three more houses marked, DCI Webb must consider whether murder is the meaning behind the symbols on the doors.

Or is it something even stranger...

Symbols at Your Door is a compelling crime thriller that will keep readers gripped from the first page to the last.

Praise for Anthea Fraser

'Ms Fraser is her dependable elegant, guileful self, withholding the killer's identity till a dying fall' - Sunday Times

'A well-mannered, well-plotted and well-told story' - Birmingham Post

'Sympathetic, well-executed book, in which full attention is paid to human feelings and failings' - Yorkshire Post

Anthea Fraser has written all her life but did not begin to take it seriously until after marriage, when she found herself at home with two small daughters and embarked on a correspondence course with the London School of Journalism. She wrote short stories before turning to novels of the supernatural, and then to crime. Her novels include The Seven Stars, The Ten Commandments, Death Speaks Softly and Pretty Maids All in a Row.

Genre: Mystery    

Used availability for Anthea Fraser's Symbols at Your Door

Hardback Editions

May 2007 : UK Hardback

Title: Symbols at Your Door
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
ISBN: 1-4056-8565-4 / 978-1-4056-8565-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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September 1991 : UK Hardback

Title: Symbols at Your Door (New Portway Large Print Books)
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
ISBN: 0-7451-7295-4 / 978-0-7451-7295-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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April 1991 : USA Hardback

Title: Symbols at Your Door
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
ISBN: 0-385-41685-7 / 978-0-385-41685-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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July 1990 : UK Hardback

Title: Symbols at Your Door
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
ISBN: 0-00-232302-8 / 978-0-00-232302-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime
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Audio Editions

June 1993 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Symbols at Your Door: Unabridged
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
ISBN: 1-85496-791-6 / 978-1-85496-791-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Ltd
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Symbols At Your Door (DCI Webb Mystery Book 8)
Author(s): Anthea Fraser
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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