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Waterloo Sunset (Harry Devlin Book 8) by [Martin Edwards]
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Length: 327 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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About the Author

MARTIN EDWARDS was born in Knutsford, Cheshire. He read law at Balliol College, Oxford and then trained as a solicitor. Married with two children, he is currently a partner at Weightmans LLP, a leading national law firm. He published various legal articles and textbooks before turning his hand to crime fiction and is the author of the acclaimed legal mysteries featuring Harry Devlin. He also writes the hugely popular crime series set in the Lake District, featuring The Coffin Trail which saw him shortlisted for the Theakston`s Crime Novel of the Year Award. He is also a critic and has edited various short story collections and writes The Martin Edward's Column on BookNoir. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


At the start of the impressive eighth entry in Edwards?'s Harry Devlin series (/All the Lonely People/, etc.), the Liverpool attorney receives a fake newspaper notice announcing his death on Midsummer?'s Eve. Subsequent threatening messages lead him to take the less-than-a-week deadline seriously. Given Devlin?'s penchant for sticking his nose where it doesn??t belong, many people bear him murderous grudges. Devlin focuses on two suspects??Tom Gunter, a violent thug and a former client, and Aled Borth, a loner angered that the lawyer?'s best efforts didn??t result in a charge of murder being brought against the nursing home where Borth?'s mother died. The addition of a serial killer who severs his victim?'s tongues might have proven too much for the plot to bear in a lesser writer?'s hands, but Edwards skillfully weaves the strands together. While some readers will guess the truth before Devlin does, all will enjoy this twisty whodunit. -- Publishers Weekly (12/24/2007) --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File size : 738 KB
  • Print length : 327 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby; UK ed. edition (6 September 2012)
  • Language: : English
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 1590587782
  • ASIN : B0092WWZ96
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful read
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