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Ashes to Ashes (Francis Hancock Mystery 3) By Barbara Nadel

Ashes to Ashes (Francis Hancock Mystery 3)

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As London burns, an unlikely hero unearths a series of brutal murders...The third novel in the acclaimed Francis Hancock World War Two crime series

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Ashes to Ashes (Francis Hancock Mystery 3) Summary


Ashes to Ashes (Francis Hancock Mystery 3): A page-turning World War Two crime thriller by Barbara Nadel

As the German Luftwaffe bomb the capital, undertaker Francis Hancock suddenly finds himself caught up in the middle of a terrifying abduction plot.

It's 29 December, 1940, the night that Hitler has chosen to destroy London under a barrage of flaming incendiary bombs. Their main target - St Paul's cathedral - is where Hancock is sheltering from the onslaught. But the First World War veteran doesn't just have bombs to contend with; a young girl, who was also sheltering in the cathedral, has vanished. Then some of those charged with protecting the building are brutally murdered. Hancock must face his own demons and fears in his struggle to catch those responsible and bring them to justice...

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Praise for Barbara Nadel: 'The denouement is exciting...the atmosphere of a city under nightly bombardment is very well portrayed and I'm looking forward to the next book * Sunday Telegraph *
Gripping and unusual detective story, vivid and poignant * Literary Review *
Impeccable mystery plotting, exotic and atmospheric * Guardian *
Intelligent and captivating * The Sunday Times *

About Barbara Nadel


Trained as an actress, Barbara Nadel used to work in mental health services. Born in the East End of London, she now writes full time and has been a visitor to Turkey for over twenty years. She received the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger for her novel DEADLY WEB, and the Swedish Flintax Prize for historical crime fiction for her first Francis Hancock novel, LAST RIGHTS.
To find out more, follow Barbara on Twitter @BarbaraNadel or visit her website www.barbara-nadel.com

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GOR001354430
Ashes to Ashes (Francis Hancock Mystery 3): A page-turning World War Two crime thriller by Barbara Nadel
Barbara Nadel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Headline Publishing Group
2007-01-01
384
0755336224
9780755336227
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