Night Train to Jamalpur (Jim Stringer)

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The acclaimed series breaks into new territory in this epic historical mystery, with appeal to everyone who loves golden age crime stories jim stringer, steam detective, travels from calcutta to the mountain resort of darjeeling, as he tries to solve a deadly mystery on the east indian railways, north east india, 1923. On the broiling night mail from calcutta to jamalpur, a man is shot dead in a first class compartment. Detective inspector jim stringer was sleeping in the next compartment along. Was he the intended target? jim should have known that his secondment to the east indian railway, with a roving brief to inspect security arrangements, would not be the working holiday he had hoped for. The country seethes with political and racial tension. Aside from the jamalpur shooting, someone is placing venomous snakes, including giant king cobras, in the first class compartments of the railway. Jim also has worries on the home front, his daughter has formed a connection with a maharajah's son, who may in turn have a connection to jim's incredibly rude colleague, the bristling major fisher. Jim must do everything he can to keep his family safe from harm, as he unravels the intrigues that surround him. 'martin's ability to write a cracking good thriller is only matched by his immaculate command of historical detail' - compass.

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Andrew Martin is a journalist and novelist. His critically praised 'Jim Stringer' series began withThe Necropolis Railway in 2002. The following titles in the series, Murder at Deviation Junction and Death on a Branch Line, were shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award and, in 2008, Andrew Martin was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. The Somme Stations won the 2011 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award.

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