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Dead on Course (Lambert and Hook #3)

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Amid the luxurious surroundings of the Wye Castle Hotel and Country Club, a man is found dead on the golf course.

Superintendent Lambert and Sergeant Hook establish fairly quickly how he died.

But discovering who killed him proves a far more difficult challenge.

The golf course and hotel are set in spectacular scenery beside one of England's most beautiful rivers, with Her
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 4th 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Margaret
Jun 29, 2016 Margaret rated it liked it
Shelves: crime, 2016-challenge
The second Lambert & Hook novel I have read.

Not bad. I still think I prefer Gregson's Percy Peach novels. But hopefully Detective Superintendent John Lambert will grow on me.

Pleasant enough read, but found the characters too hard to warm to.
Jen
Nov 29, 2016 Jen rated it liked it
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Dead on Course finds Lambert & Hook investigating a man found dead on the golf course of the Castle on Wye Hotel and Country Club. Once again, there are plenty of suspects and again, the plot avoids the sensational aspect of gore, concentrating instead on characters, motives, and careful plotting.

These books don't have to be read in order, each crime is conducted well within the confines of the book. The mysteries rely on astute and resourceful police work, not sensational or bizar
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Damaskcat
Jan 28, 2016 Damaskcat rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A luxurious hotel and golf course just outside Hereford is the setting for a case of did he fall or was he pushed? It quickly becomes clear to Lambert and Hook that the victim was in fact pushed and they are investigating a case of murder rather than a tragic accident. Guy Harrington was disliked - even hated - by the business associates and employees with whom he was enjoying a golfing break so the police are not short of suspects. What's more they all seem to be lying about something and ...more
Margaret
Oct 03, 2013 Margaret rated it did not like it
Added tedium of association with 1 of the least interesting of "sports" and the baddie's pretty obvious fairly early on.
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James Michael Gregson taught for twenty-seven years in schools, colleges and universities before concentrating on full-time writing. He has written books on subjects as diverse as golf and Shakespeare.
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