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Maxwell's War (Peter Maxwell Mystery #4)

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During the Whitsun half-term, Peter Maxwell agrees to act as historical adviser to a film company making a bodice-ripper on the south coast. Maxwell has a week to give the cast the vaguest resemblance to the troops ranged against Napoleon's planned invasion of 1804. Unfortunately, the director is shot dead during a skirmish on the beach. The gun that did the killing fired ...more
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Published by Soundings Audio Books (first published 1999)
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Read by................. Christopher Scott
Total Runtime.......... 8 hours 8 mins

Description: The Whitsun half term is usually a time for history teacher Peter Maxwell to put his feet up, drop his guard and oil his bicycle chain. But not this time. Maxwell's brief idyll is cut short by a desperate call for help from an old school friend, Cambridge lecturer John Irving, who is acting as historical advisor to a film company making a bodice-ripper. They need military know-how and Irving hasn't a clu
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Meirion James Trow is a full-time teacher of history who has been doubling as a crime writer for seventeen years. Originally from Ferndale, Rhondda in South Wales he now lives on the Isle of Wight. His interests include collecting militaria, film, the supernatural and true crime.
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