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Books by Cyril Hare

  • An Untimely Death

    Cyril Hare

    Product Code: BJAGY
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    Francis Pettigrew travels to Exmoor for a holiday with his wife - an area in which as a young boy he was traumatised by coming across a dead body on the moor. In an attempt to exorcise this trauma, Pettigrew walks across the moor to the place where the incident occurred - only to find another dead body. Moreover when he returns to the scene with the police, the body is gone. Did he really see a body - or is it a hallucination conjured up by his return to the scene of the crime that has haunted him since childhood? In "Untimely Death", Cyril Hare conjures up an intriguing puzzle whose twists and turns will keep the reader turning the pages until the final surprising resolution.
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  • Tragedy at Law

    Cyril Hare

    Product Code: ACUXD
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    Written by Cyril Hare, Tragedy at Law follows the self-important High Court judge Mr Justice Barber as he moves across the South presiding over cases from town to town. When he receives an anonymous letter warning of imminent revenge, he dismisses it as the work of a harmless lunatic, but when a second letter appears - along with a poisoned box of his favourite chocolates - he begins to fear for his life. He turns to barrister and amateur detective Francis Pettigrew for help - can he find out who is threatening Barber? And will the fact he was once in love with Barber's wife cloud his judgment? A classic mystery from an influential crime writer.

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