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Blackstone Fell


Yorkshire, 1606. A man vanishes from a locked gatehouse in a remote village. 300 years later, it happens again. Rachel Savernake investigates a locked-room puzzle in this Gothic mystery.

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Rachel Savernake investigates a bizarre locked-room puzzle in this delicious Gothic mystery from the winner of the CWA Diamond Dagger.England, 1930. Journalist Nell Fagan is on the trail of a bizarre mystery: in 1606, a man vanished from a locked gatehouse in Blackstone Fell, a remote Yorkshire village. Three hundred years later, it happened again. Days after confiding in sleuth Rachel Savernake, Nell herself disappears.In search for answers, and determined to bring an end to the disappearances, Rachel travels to the lonely Yorkshire village, with its eerie moor and sinister tower. But Rachel must be careful – with all of these people going missing, there’s every chance she will be taken too…For anyone who loves a dazzling mystery, Blackstone Fell explores the shadowy borderlands between the spiritual and scientific, between sanity and madness, and between virtue and deadly sin.Praise for Blackstone Fell:‘Martin Edwards celebrates and satirises the genre with wit and affection… He leaves you wanting more.’ The Times‘Perfect for those who love a locked-room mystery… with a wonderful golden age of crime feel.’ Belfast Telegraph‘Martin Edwards holds his own with the best of classic crime.’ Daily Mail‘Ingeniously plotted and racily told… Blackstone Fell is more or less impossible to put down – this is Edwards on the top of his form.’ Dorothy L Sayers Society Bulletin

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Weight 0.284 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.8 cm










1st paperback ed


823.92 (edition:23)


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