Dead Letters (An Inspector Best Mystery)

3.57 avg rating
( 7 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780750956574: Dead Letters (An Inspector Best Mystery)

The third book featuring Inspector Best is a dramatic murder mystery set against a historic 1880 tragedy

It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fête held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of "Quicksilver" who has sent an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really intent on causing mass injury on this fine day, or is his desire of a more personal nature?

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Joan Lock is an ex-policewoman and the author of eight non-fiction books. She has been a regular contributor to the police press and the journal of the Crime Writers' Association.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 14.95
US$ 8.56

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Joan Lock
Published by The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 196 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of Quicksilver who has sent an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really intent on causing mass injury on this fine day, or is his desire of a more personal nature?. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Joan Lock
Published by The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 196 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of Quicksilver who has sent an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really intent on causing mass injury on this fine day, or is his desire of a more personal nature?. Bookseller Inventory # AA79780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lock, Joan
Published by The History Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
WYEMART LIMITED
(HEREFORD, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. All items inspected and guaranteed. All Orders Dispatched from the UK within one working day. Established business with excellent service record. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000145593

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.13
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lock, Joan
Published by The History Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Superlative Selections
(franklin, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New In-Stock Ships Same Day We Ship 7 Days A Week. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000219813

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Lock, Joan
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97807509565740000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lock, Joan
Published by Trafalgar Square (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Trafalgar Square, 2014. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KS-9780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lock, Joan
Published by The History Press
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press. Book Condition: New. Originally published: Sutton: Severn House, 2003. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 17. Weight in Grams: 244. . 2014. Reprint. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Joan Lock
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has sent an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a secon. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780750956574_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.26
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Joan Lock
Published by The History Press Ltd
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Dead Letters: An Inspector Best Mystery, Joan Lock, It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has sent an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really intent on causing mass injury on this fine day, or is his desire of a more personal nature?. Bookseller Inventory # B9780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.61
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Lock, Joan
Published by The History Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0750956577 ISBN 13: 9780750956574
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Rating
[?]

Book Description The History Press, 2014. Book Condition: New. Originally published: Sutton: Severn House, 2003. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 17. Weight in Grams: 244. . 2014. Reprint. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780750956574

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book