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The Shivering Turn By Sally Spencer

The Shivering Turn

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After the murder of a seventeen-year-old girl, an Oxford secret society is exposed in this series first

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The Shivering Turn by Sally Spencer

'Spencer scores another top-notch hit with this new series' Booklist 'Spencer writes with verve and humor while delivering a satisfying mystery' Publishers Weekly Oxford, 1974. When seventeen-year-old Linda Corbet goes missing, the police dismiss her as an obvious runaway. Only Jennie Redhead, recently driven out of Oxford's police force, is prepared to dig deeper. She suspects that something truly dark and depraved drove Linda from her beloved home and doting parents. Jennie's investigation leads her to a secret Oxford society and to a clandestine world of violence, excess and desire, hidden behind the city's dreaming spires.

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Spencer scores another top-notch hit with this new series, which features her usual skilful writing, clever plotting, and intriguing characters * * Booklist * *
Spencer writes with verve and humor while delivering a satisfying mystery plot and some insight into the workings of a great university * * Publishers Weekly * *
Even a routine procedural isn't quite so routine in Spencer's deft hands * * Kirkus Reviews * *

About Sally Spencer

Sally Spencer is a pen name for a husband and wife writing team, called Alan and Lanna Rustage. Sally Spencer is the author of the Sam Blackstone mysteries and the DCI Monika Paniatowski mysteries. The Shivering Turn is the first book in the series. @SallySpencerebk |

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The Shivering Turn by Sally Spencer
Sally Spencer
Oxford mysteries
Used - Very Good
Canongate Books Ltd
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