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Our Fathers' Lies (William Dougal #3)

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When a local historian is found drowned, it is thought to be a suicide. However, this sets Major Ted Dougal and his son William off on a trail that leads to a 1930s arsenic poisoning & a still-classified World War I court martial. Fortunately, the Major still has connections - and William's scruples are adjustable.
Paperback, 277 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Hodder & Stoughton (first published October 1st 1985)
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Ann
Nov 13, 2016 Ann rated it it was ok
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Run of the mill, formulaic mystery/suspense novel.

Celia Prentisse is not convinced that her historian father drowned himself. She asks her neighbor, Major Dougal, for help. The Major's wayward son, William, appears suddenly and gets involved despite the unfinished business between him and Celia. Together they find a link with a murder by arsenic of the 1930s, which itself seems to be connected to the death of Alfred Corner during WWI. Was he a hero or a traitor? Did he die in action or was he e
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a real page turner; suspenseful with an unexpected ending
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Fun with William Dougal is doubled as his father gets involved in events in this book. An excellent series that I'm enjoying a lot.

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Andrew Taylor (b. 1951) is a British author of mysteries. Born in East Anglia, he attended university at Cambridge before getting an MA in library sciences from University College London. His first novel, Caroline Miniscule (1982), a modern-day treasure hunt starring history student William Dougal, began an eight-book series and won Taylor wide critical acclaim. He has written several other ...more
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