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Death in the Old Country (Charlie Salter #3)

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Toronto Inspector Charlie Salter and his wife, Anne, go to England for a holiday. While Charlie is discovering a passion for English beer and horse racing, their hotel is plagued by a peeping tom, and then there's murder. The atmosphere is great. It presents England as you've never seen it.
Hardcover, 175 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by Scribner Book Company
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I’ve become a fan of the Charlie Salter series. Eric Wright has established enough familiarity with the Toronto base, to send us on a trip to England and Italy! I was sorry his wife, Annie was mostly relegated to the background again; especially on a trip meant to boost a tired marriage. However she was happy to sightsee, while he befriended the police of a village in which they roomed by chance. A fender bender in the rain ended their search for the next hotel. When the proprietor was murdered, ...more
Another fun and quick read by Eric Wright!
I liked it!
I use these and a few others such as William Deverell's as comic relief after reading the more violent books like those by Rick Mofina or Don Easton for example.
Our Canadian authors can hold their own with anyone!
Another mystery from Eric Wright, this time with Inspector Charlie Salter. I enjoyed this book. I am planning on going through the authors several characters.I love English mysteries and enjoyed this Canadian mystery set in England.
Actually quite enjoyable! Not the best book I've ever read, but as a 2 dollar bargain cart experiment I was extremely pleased with it
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Eric Wright was born in London, England and immigrated to Canada in 1951. He is the award-winning author of seventeen crime novels, including his first novel, The Night the Gods Smiled, which won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel, the Crime Writer's Association's John Creasey Award, and the City of Toronto Book Award. His memoir, Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man, about growing up poor ...more
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