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The Third Encounter (Antony Maitland #4)

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Someone had murdered kindly old Dr. Martin. Scotland Yard promptly arrested Martin’s freeloading cousin Gerry, who had bumbled into an argument with his rich relative at about the fatal hour. But Antony Maitland knew Gerry didn’t do it. The good doctor had been a secret service agent… and Antony knew who really had a motive to kill him. The catch was that a visit with a ma ...more
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Published June 1st 1963 by HarperCollins
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Bev
Maitland gets a phone call from his old friend Dr. Martin, but the call is cut off before the barrister can even speak to him. Maitland figures that a patient walked in or Dr. Martin was otherwise interrupted and thinks little of it until it's time to close up shop at the office. When calls Martin's number, a familiar voice answers--but not that of Dr. Martin. It is Inspector Sykes of Scotland Yard. The kindly old doctor has been found strangled to death and the police are pretty certain that ...more
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Sep 19, 2014 Cindy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: mystery/courtroom fans
Shelves: mysteries, series, england
Barrister Antony Maitland gets involved in what seems to be a straightforward case. But in no time at all, he finds himself plunged into a race for his life against a familiar opponent--the man who captured him during World War II. The man is now in England, living under another name, but he's just as dangerous. Antony barely survived their last meeting, but this third encounter may prove even more deadly. He finds himself framed for murder, so if the real killer doesn't get him, Scotland Yard ...more
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(Lana Hutton Bowen-Judd)
UK (1922 - 1986)
aka Anne Burton, Mary Challis, Margaret Leek

Born in England, she was educated at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Filey, Yorkshire.

During the Second World War, she worked in a bank and as a solicitor's clerk in London. Here she gained much of the information later used in her novels. Lana married Anthony George Bowen-Judd on April 25, 1946. They ran a pig
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  • This Little Measure (Antony Maitland, #5)
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