A Christmas Railway Mystery (The Railway Detective Series) by Edward Marston

By Edward Marston

December 1860. Headed for the morning shift on the Swindon Locomotive works is a military of guys pouring out of terraced homes equipped by means of the GWR, a miniature city and deliberate neighborhood that goals to supply for its staff from cradle to grave. regrettably, boiler smith Frank Rodman is headed for the grave prior to he'd anticipated, or he'll be as soon as his lacking head is found.

Inspector Colbeck, the Railway Detective, reveals his research into Rodman's homicide mired in contradictions. used to be the sufferer a short-tempered brawler, or a devoted Christian and chorister who aimed to raised himself? at the path of Rodman's enemy because the season starts off to chunk, Colbeck reveals little festive cheer within the twists and turns of this ordinary case.

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