A Christmas Railway Mystery by Edward Marston

A Christmas Railway Mystery

The Railway Detective #15

Edward Marston

331 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious fast-paced


December 1860. Headed for the morning shift at the Swindon Locomotive works is an army of men pouring out of terraced houses built by the GWR, a miniature town and planned community that aims to provide for its employees from cradle to grave. Unfo...

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