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Author Kelly, Jim, 1957- author.

Title The night raids / Jim Kelly.

Publication Info. London : Allison & Busby Limited, 2020.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M KELLY,JIM    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description 348 pages : map ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The Nighthawk series
Kelly, Jim, 1957-. Nighthawk series.
Note "A Cambridge wartime mystery"--Front cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "A lone German bomber crosses the East coast of Britain on a moonless night in the long hot summer of 1940. The pilot picks up the silver thread of a river and following it to his target, drops his bomb over Cambridge's rail yards. The shell falls short of its mark, and lands in a maze-like neighbourhood of terraced streets on the edge of the city's medieval centre. D I Eden Brooke is first on the scene and discovers the body of an elderly woman, Nora Wylde, beside her shattered bed in a terrace house on Elm Street, two fingers on her left hand severed, in what looks like a brutal attempt by looters to steal her rings. When the next day Nora's teenage granddaughter, Peggy, a munitions worker at Marshall's Airfield, is reported missing, Brooke realises there is more to the situation that meets the eye."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Brooke, Eden (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Cambridge -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Cambridge -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- England -- Cambridge -- Fiction.
Cambridge (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780749024826 (hardback)
0749024828 (hardback)
9780749024871 (ebook)

 
    
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