Wycliffe and the Pea Green Boat

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When Cedric Tremain is charged with murdering his father by booby-trapping his fishing boat, all the locals are agreed that he is an unlikely murderer. But the case against him is strong: he has the motive, the opportunity and the know-how; not to mention the fact that there is some hard circumstantial evidence against him. So Cedric is arrested. But Chief Superintendent Wycliffe has a strong sense that something about the case just doesn't fit. As he quietly continues his investigations a confusing picture emerges. Twenty years ago Cedric's cousin was convicted of strangling his girlfriend and served fourteen years of a commuted death sentence. While the wheels of justice begin to grind Wycliffe searches for a link between past and present ...

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W.J. Burley lived near Newquay in Cornwall, and was a schoolmaster until he retired to concentrate on his writing. His many Wycliffe books include, most recently, Wycliffe and the Guild of Nine. He died in 2002. Jack Shepherd is an actor, playwright and director. He made his film debut in 1969 but is best known for his television roles, most notably as Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe in Wycliffe. He is an accomplished saxophonist and jazz pianist.

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'Jack Shepherd, who played Chief Superintendent Wycliffe on television, gives a terrific reading as his character explores the death of Cedric Tremain's father.' -- Kati Nicholl DAILY EXPRESS

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