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Wake the Dead (Inspector Thanet #11)
Inspector Luke Thanet and his wife, Joan, are among the guests when Member of Parliament Hugo Fairleigh opens the grounds of his beautiful Georgian mansion, Thaxden Hall, for the annual village fete. It's a cloudless summer's day, an idyllic afternoon for innocent enjoyment. Then sudden death casts its shadow over the proceedings. At first, nobody is particularly surprised ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by Crimeline
(first published 1992)
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[Book 11, 1992:]
Inspector Thanet's beat remains the town of Sturrenden in Kent, his milieu the upper middle classes, his sleuthing style understated and shrewdly intuitive--when he isn't beset by such family problems as his teenage daughter's posh new boyfriend. The inspector finds a diversion of sorts at a local fete hosted by the prominent Fairleigh family. But then death strikes: someone uses a pillow to suffocate the clan's tough old matriarch only days after she suffers a stroke. Suspects i ...more
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