Death's Own Door by Andrew Taylor audiobook

Death's Own Door

By Andrew Taylor
Read by Philip Franks

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9780340696026

The Lydmouth Crime Series: Book 6

9.77 Hours 1
Format : CD (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781713540007

From the number-one best-selling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, this is the sixth instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth series. When the body of Rufus Moorcroft, a middle-aged widower with a distinguished war record, is found in his summerhouse, the verdict is suicide. But both reporter Jill Francis and her lover, Detective Richard Thornhill, approaching the case from different angles, discover there's more to it than that.   The key to the mystery stretches back to a highly charged summer before the war and to another death. A local asylum plays a part, as do a moderately famous artist and his wife; Superintendent Williamson, now retired and loathing it; Councillor Bernie Broadbent, a man with more pies than fingers to put in them; a Cambridge don; an aristocratic unmarried mother, now gleefully drawing her old-age pension; and - to Thornhill's surprise and growing horror - his own wife, Edith.

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From the number-one best-selling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, this is the sixth instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth series.

When the body of Rufus Moorcroft, a middle-aged widower with a distinguished war record, is found in his summerhouse, the verdict is suicide. But both reporter Jill Francis and her lover, Detective Richard Thornhill, approaching the case from different angles, discover there's more to it than that.  

The key to the mystery stretches back to a highly charged summer before the war and to another death. A local asylum plays a part, as do a moderately famous artist and his wife; Superintendent Williamson, now retired and loathing it; Councillor Bernie Broadbent, a man with more pies than fingers to put in them; a Cambridge don; an aristocratic unmarried mother, now gleefully drawing her old-age pension; and - to Thornhill's surprise and growing horror - his own wife, Edith.

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Author Bio: Andrew Taylor

Author Bio: Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is a British author best known for his crime novels, which include the Dougal series, the Lydmouth series, the Roth trilogy, and the historical novel The American Boy. He has won the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award twice.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 9.77
Audience: Adult
Language: English