Death Has Deep Roots

A Second World War Mystery
Product Number: EB00764604
Released: Nov 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781492699545
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder An eager London crowd awaits the trial of Victoria Lamartine, hotel worker, ex-French Resistance fighter, and the only logical suspect for the murder of her supposed lover, Major Eric Thoseby. Lamartine-who once escaped from the clutches of the Gestapo-is set to meet her end at the gallows. One final opportunity remains: the defendant calls on solicitor Nap Rumbold to replace the defence counsel,and grants an eight-day reprieve from the proceedings. Without any time to spare, Rumbold boards a ferry across the Channel, tracing the roots of the brutal murder back into the war-torn past. Expertly combining authentic courtroom drama at the Old Bailey with a perilous quest for evidence across France, Death Has Deep Roots is an unorthodox marvel of the mystery genre.

Author(s): Michael Gilbert
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2019

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