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Suspects - Nine

(1939)
(Book 12 in the Bobby Owen series)
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"Know him?" he asked.Bobby was for a moment too surprised to answer. He had thought of every one else but not of the man whose dead face now was staring up at him."Yes. I know him," he said.Bobby Owen's fiancee and milliner to the wealthy, Olive Farrar, has a problem. It concerns two competitive society matrons and a missing hat. But it becomes a case of murder when the butler of one of the ladies is shot dead, his body stabbed after the fact. While investigating, Bobby encounters many suspicious characters who might have done it - eight in total. Lurking in the shadows is a ninth suspect - but who can it be?Suspects - Nine, originally published in 1939, is the twelfth novel in the Bobby Owen mystery series. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans."What is distinction? The few who achieve it step - plot or no plot - unquestioned into the first rank... in the works of Mr. E.R. Punshon we salute it every time." Dorothy L. Sayers

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

November 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Suspects - Nine: Volume 12 (The Bobby Owen Mysteries)
Author(s): E R Punshon
ISBN: 1-910570-90-7 / 978-1-910570-90-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dean Street Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Suspects - Nine: A Bobby Owen Mystery (The Bobby Owen Mysteries Book 12)
Author(s): E R Punshon
Publisher: Dean Street Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA