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Marston, Edward, author

1817. Dawn breaks on a summer's day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is set for a duel between a lady's two ardent admirers. Paul Skillen has been teaching Mark Bowerman how to shoot properly, and although he is not sanguine of his chances, stands as his second. Although the duel is broken up, the passions behind the duel seem to spill out into the full light of day when one of the two duellists is found dead, shot between the eyes

Paperback, Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Published London: Allison & Busby Limited, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Edward Marston
ISBN: 0749021543, 9780749021542
Note: Originally published: 2017.
Physical Description: 350 pages ; 20 cm.
Series: The Bow Street rivals series ; 3
Subject: London (England) History 1800-1950 Fiction.; Skillen, Paul (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Great Britain History Regency, 1811-1820 Fiction.; Skillen, Peter (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Series Title: Bow Street rivals series ; 3.