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Title: Death on Remand (Scarlet Dagger Large Print ...
Publisher: Prescott Pr
Publication Date: 1992
Book Condition: Good
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A whodunnit in the best blood-tingling tradition, which keeps the reader gasping and guessing till the last page. Although Julian Prentice is a small-time crook, his theft of a car hardly seems to warrant someone's very deliberate attempt to kill him on the day he is released from prison. The final roll-call of suspects comes to six, with six apparently foolproof alibis. Yet someone is lying. It falls to Detective-Superintendent Simon Manton to work out who ...About the Author:
Michael Underwood (the pseudonym of John Michael Evelyn) was born in Worthing, Sussex and educated at Christ Church College, Oxford. He was called to the Bar in 1939 and served in the British army during World War Two. He returned to work in the Department of Public Prosecutions until his retirement in 1976, and wrote almost 50 crime novels informed by his career in the law. His five series characters include Sergeant Nick Atwell and lawyer Rosa Epton, of whom it was said by the Washington Post that she 'outdoes Perry Mason'.
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