Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The Mystery Bookshelf: Strange Images of Death by Barbara Cleverly, a Joe Sandilands Mystery

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The Mystery Bookshelf, where you can discover a world of mystery and suspense, is pleased to feature a new crime novel we recently received from the publisher.

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Strange Images of Death by Barbara Cleverly
A Joe Sandilands Mystery (8th in series)
Soho Crime (Trade Paperback)
Publication Date: August 2011
ISBN-13: 978-1-56947-989-6

Strange Images of Death by Barbara Cleverly

About Strange Images of Death (from the publisher): Provence, 1926. Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands plans to drop his niece at an ancient château on his way down to the Riviera for a much needed holiday.

A troubling crime committed at the château just before their arrival leaves a clear message that more violence is to come. To allay panic, Joe agrees to stay on and root out the guilty person. But, despite Joe's vigilance, a child goes missing and an artist's beautiful young model is murdered in circumstances eerily recreating a six hundred-year-old crime of passion.

Helped and hindered by a rising star of the French Police Judiciaire, Joe must delve into a horror story from the castle's past before he can tear the mask from the diseased soul responsible for these contemporary crimes.

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About the author: Born in the north of England and a graduate of Durham University, this former teacher now lives in Cambridge. Her Joe Sandilands series, set against the background of the Indian Empire, was inspired by the contents of a battered old tin trunk that she found in her attic.

Mysterious Reviews: Mysteries Reviewed by the Hidden Staircase Mystery Books Crime novels by Barbara Cleverly reviewed by Mysterious Reviews: Folly du Jour (2008) and Strange Images of Death (2010).

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