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Candles For The Dead (Chief Inspector Neil Paget #3)

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Suspects abound in the bludgeoning death of a middle-aged widow, including her delinquent son, her sleazy boss, and a laid-off coworker. Inspector Paget has his work cut out for him as he tries to unearth the truth from the villagers' tangled, suspicious web of lies.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published 1999 by Constable
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Apr 11, 2016 Janet Knight rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Give me more Frank Smith, please!

I've always liked British police procedurals, & was delighted many years ago upon did fearing Frank Smith. I just wish there were more of them available on Kindle. He's such a sure, smooth writer, fleshing out the peripheral characters that they're an integral part of the whole. Neil Paget is in some ways in the same vein as DC Smith (Peter Grainger), not physically or age wise but the same thorough, painstaking, driven copper, with his own team working his
Dec 12, 2010 Mrsgaskell rated it liked it
This was an enjoyable English village police procedural featuring the likeable Inspector Paget. I was surprised by the outcome.
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Frank Allan Smith was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and went to England at the age of six. He was educated there and went to work at the age of 16 in Bletchley Park, the wartime station where enemy communications were being decoded with the aid of the famous Enigma machine (although he had no knowledge of that until many years later). Returning to Canada in 1948, Frank worked for Alberta Governmen ...more
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