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While serving his notice, Det. Supt. Sam Harvey is sent to Market Cross, to be faced with conflicting information about a body found in a wood. He finds that this is far from a one-off murder, but is part of a complex web of blackmail.
Francis Durbridge (1912-1998) was the twentieth century's foremost writer of thrillers for radio and television. His radio serials are still broadcast today, and his novels and stage plays remain popular worldwide.
He is best known as the creator of the detective Paul Temple and television serials that achieved record viewing figures such as The World of Tim Frazer, Melissa, Bat Out of Hell and The Desperate People.
Other Books By Francis Durbridge
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