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Death in the Peerless Pool By Deryn Lake

Death in the Peerless Pool by Deryn Lake

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Summary

After the discovery of a body in a popular swimming bath, the Peerless Pool, 18th-century apothecary John Rawlings and magistrate Blind Beak find themselves mixed up in another adventure. Who is the mysterious Hannah and could her murder be connected to the disappearance of two children, long ago?

Death in the Peerless Pool Summary

Death in the Peerless Pool by Deryn Lake

John Rawlings, the brilliant young 18th Century apothecary, and London's famous magistrate, the Blind Beak, look set for their most intriguing and perilous adventure yet. After the discovery of a body in the popular swimming baths, the Peerless Pool, they find themselves mixed up in more than just a spot of fishing. Who is the mysterious Hannah and could her murder possibly be connected to the disappearance of two children, long ago London's most colourful apothecary finds himself in more danger than ever before as he struggles to discover whose evil hand lies behind the trail of death and despair.

Death in the Peerless Pool Reviews

One of the best mystery series to hand at present is the John Rawlings historical crime line...ten out of ten - Jonathan Gash

John Rawlings and the Blind Beak are developing into my favourite historical mystery heroes - Lindsey Davis

An effervescent tale...the author organises her large cast and colourful background with skill and gusto through a racily readable drama - Felicia Lamb in the Mail on Sunday's Night & Day M

Splendidly evokes the atmosphere of the capital with all its elegance and intrigue - Kent and Sussex Courier

A good read - The Historical Novels Review

About Deryn Lake

Deryn Lake has written four previous John Rawlings Mysteries. Renowned for her knowledge of the period and powers as a storyteller, Lake is the pseudonym of a well-known historical novelist who lives near Tunbridge Wells, Kent. An active member of the CWA, Lake is often invited to sit on panels and give talks at libraries etc..

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GOR002686209
9780340718599
0340718595
Death in the Peerless Pool by Deryn Lake
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1999-06-17
320
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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