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Sure and Certain Death

(2009)
(The fourth book in the Francis H series)
A novel by

 
The chilling new World War Two crime mystery by the award-winning author Barbara Nadel. London, 1940: Francis Hancock finds the brutally murdered, partially eviscerated body of a woman in a derelict house in Plaistow. Francis' sister, Nancy, knew the victim. Then, shockingly, two more murders follow; again, the victims are female, and also eviscerated. Rumours start to spread through the East End about a modern day Jack the Ripper. When a fourth woman is murdered, Nancy finally admits that she knew all of the victims. They were all White Feather Girls during the First World War; women who spent their time giving any man out of uniform a white feather as a sign of cowardice. Francis is appalled to discover she was involved in such a thing. But, now terrified that his sister might also be murdered, he sets out to find the killer and discovers a trail of murderous resentment that go back decades!

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Hardback Editions

July 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sure and Certain Death
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
ISBN: 0-7553-3623-2 / 978-0-7553-3623-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sure and Certain Death (Francis Hancock Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
ISBN: 0-7553-5760-4 / 978-0-7553-5760-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sure and Certain Death (Francis Hancock Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
ISBN: 0-7553-3625-9 / 978-0-7553-3625-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sure and Certain Death
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
ISBN: 0-7553-3624-0 / 978-0-7553-3624-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Sure and Certain Death
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


May 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sure and Certain Death (Francis Hancock Mysteries)
Author(s): Barbara Nadel
Publisher: Headline
Availability: Amazon UK   



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