Edward Turbeville

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Edward Turbeville is a mystery writer from England’s ancient Forest of Dean.

His favourite authors include Agatha Christie, Evelyn Waugh, P G Wodehouse and Nevil Shute.

Edward is also a fan of the Classics, notably Cicero and Vergil. You can download his alliterative verse translation of Book III of the Aeneid from iBooks.

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Death at Delphi

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The Lock

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The Lock - review copies available

I have review copies of my new cosy murder mystery story, The Lock , available.

"You have to help me. She’s going to kill my father."

Perry reluctantly gets embroiled in a murder investigation when a young girl begs him for help.

But Rose is not the only one seeking his legendary lockpicking skills.

Shadowy characters from his past have a bargain for him: will he accept their terms for Rose’s sake
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The Poisoned Vol-au-vent by Edward Turbeville
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The Poisoned Vol-au-vent by Edward Turbeville
"I enjoyed this murder mystery so much that I didn't want to finish - though desperate to know whodunit! The Seventies is a refreshingly under-used setting for a new crime novel. I loved revisiting a world that's well within living memory, yet as vani" Read more of this review »
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