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The Return of Captain John Emmett

(2010)
(The first book in the Laurence Bartram series)
A novel by

 
1920. The Great War has been over for two years, and it has left a very different world from the Edwardian certainties of 1914. Following the death of his wife and baby and his experiences on the Western Front, Laurence Bartram has become something of a recluse. Yet death and the aftermath of the conflict continue to cast a pall over peacetime England, and when a young woman he once knew persuades him to look into events that apparently led her brother, John Emmett, to kill himself, Laurence is forced to revisit the darkest parts of the war. As Laurence unravels the connections between Captain Emmett's suicide, a group of war poets, a bitter regimental feud and a hidden love affair, more disquieting deaths are exposed. Even at the moment Laurence begins to live again, it dawns on him that nothing is as it seems, and that even those closest to him have their secrets ...

Genre: Historical Mystery    Get it on Google Play
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2011 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-547-51169-8 / 978-0-547-51169-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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June 2011 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-7505-3417-6 / 978-0-7505-3417-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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March 2010 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-84408-607-0 / 978-1-84408-607-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-547-73740-8 / 978-0-547-73740-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-84408-609-7 / 978-1-84408-609-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-61793-713-4 / 978-1-61793-713-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   

March 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-84408-608-9 / 978-1-84408-608-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

May 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett: A Laurence Bartram Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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May 2012 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett: A Laurence Bartram Mystery (Laurence Bartram Mysteries)
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-61120-748-7 / 978-1-61120-748-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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May 2012 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett: A Laurence Bartram Mystery (Laurence Bartram Mysteries)
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 1-61120-752-5 / 978-1-61120-752-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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October 2011 : UK Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-85714-048-5 / 978-0-85714-048-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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October 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-85714-049-3 / 978-0-85714-049-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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October 2011 : UK MP3 CD
Title: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 0-85714-050-7 / 978-0-85714-050-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Story Sound
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July 2011 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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July 2011 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett (Laurence Bartram Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Mariner Books
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April 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Virago
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April 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Return Of Captain John Emmett
Author(s): Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: Virago
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