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The dockland murder

By: Hollow, Mike

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Part of the Blitz Detective series
0749026235 / 9780749026233
Paperback
23/09/2021
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United Kingdom
Modern crime
20 cm 1 volume
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November 1940. Darkness descends and another anxious night begins for those tasked with guarding the industrial heartland of London from enemy attack.

As a policeman patrols the Royal Albert Dock, something catches his eye - a man is sprawled awkwardly across a nearby barge, a dagger lodged in his back. Detective Inspector John Jago of West Ham CID discovers the victim was a dock worker by day and a Home Guard volunteer by night - and there are things even his wife doesn't know about his past.

As the investigation unfolds, Jago uncovers a widening circle of secrets ranging across family tensions, the last war and a far-flung corner of the British Empire.

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3JJH c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2), FFH Historical mysteries

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