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The Hand of Death

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  3 reviews
We meet George Fortescue and Ronald Trimm. The former appears to be a very gentle man who is, in every sense of the word, ordinary. Trimm, though, is a successful small businessman who nonetheless feels deprived in one area because of his frigid, yet almost controlling, wife. Pornographic magazines fill the void for a while, but then he encounters a willing widow. However, ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by Severn House Publishers (first published January 1st 1981)
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Sharon Thomson
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Only 218 pages long but so well written that you knew the characters early on. Published in 1981 you may feel it was slightly dated, but that only adds to its charm.
A crime / thriller novel it was written from both the victims' and killer's perspective.
A cross between Midsomer Murders and Michael Connelly. Quaint, but a good story.
Wendy Greene
Not a bad read, in fact, I didn't want to put it down. Ends quite suddenly, though.
Romelle Bohannan
A nice quick little read. Nothing to love or hate. It is just a short story. However the interesting thing is that its written from the criminal's point of view.
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Margaret Yorke was an English crime fiction writer, real name Margaret Beda Nicholson (née Larminie).
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