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Scotland Yard's Murder Squad returns, in the stunning new historical thriller from the author of the acclaimed national bestseller "The Yard."
The British Midlands. It's called the "Black Country" for a reason. Bad things happen there.
When members of a prominent family disappear from a coal-mining village--and a human eyeball is discovered in a bird's nest--the local constable sends for help from Scotland Yard's new Murder Squad. Fresh off the grisly 1889 murders of The Yard, Inspector Walter Day and Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith respond, but they have no idea what they're about to get into. The villagers have intense, intertwined histories. Everybody bears a secret. Superstitions abound. And the village itself is slowly sinking into the mines beneath it.
Not even the arrival of forensics pioneer Dr. Bernard Kingsley seems to help. In fact, the more the three of them investigate, the more they realize they may never be allowed to leave. . . .
Title: The Black Country (Scotland Yard's Murder Squad)
Categories: Mystery Hard Cover,
Publisher: Putnam Adult: May 2013
ISBN Number: 0399159339
ISBN Number 13: 9780399159336
Book Condition: Used - Good
Jacket Condition: Good
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Seller ID: 382874
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