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The Excursion Train

(2005)
(The second book in the Inspector Robert Colbeck series)
A novel by

 
As a bustling crowd clambers aboard the Great Western Railway excursion train, taking them to an illegal prize-fight in Berkshire, the train guard fears for the safety of his rolling stock. Little does he expect, however, the brutal murder of one of his passengers, Jake Bransby. On the shocking discovery of the body, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant, Sergeant Victor Leeming, are sent to the scene.Faced with what initially appears to be a motiveless murder, Colbeck is intrigued by the murder weapon a noose. When it emerges that Bransby has worked as a public executioner, he realises that this must be intrinsically linked to the killer's choice of weapon. However, the further he delves into the case, the more mysterious it becomes. When a second man is strangled by a noose on a train, Colbeck knows that he must act quickly; can he catch the murderer before more lives are lost?

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2005 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 0-7505-2405-7 / 978-0-7505-2405-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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January 2005 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 0-7490-8392-1 / 978-0-7490-8392-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 1-4587-9445-8 / 978-1-4587-9445-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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June 2006 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train (The Railway Detective Series)
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 0-7490-8237-2 / 978-0-7490-8237-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 1-5318-7476-2 / 978-1-5318-7476-6
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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July 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train: Railway Detective, Book 2
Author(s): Edward Marston
Publisher: Audible Studios
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July 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train: Railway Detective, Book 2
Author(s): Edward Marston
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

2008 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Excursion Train Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Edward Marston
ISBN: 1-4056-0562-6 / 978-1-4056-0562-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

November 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Excursion Train (The Railway Detective Series Book 2)
Author(s): Edward Marston
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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