High Seas Murder: A Golden Age Mystery by Peter DraxHigh Seas Murder: A Golden Age Mystery by Peter Drax

High Seas Murder: A Golden Age Mystery

byPeter Drax

Paperback | May 15, 2017

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‘There’s been a murder there.’

Tubby stared at him. ‘A murder! Who was it?’

It was the first time in his life that Tubby had been told that he had been murdered.

Carl Swanson, recognized as the best ship’s captain in the fishing town of Gilsboro, is about to head out on the unluckiest trip of his career. When he decided to engage with Captain MacTaggert’s ship the Ivanhoe, murder is committed, and Inspector Pollitt and his able lieutenants begin the inexorable process of investigation – and arrest.

High Seas Murder was first published in 1939, and has remained out of print until this new edition. It includes an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

‘I have the highest opinion of Peter Drax’s murder stories … The secret of Peter Drax’s success is his ability to make the circumstances as plausible as the characters are real’ Sunday Times

Eric Elrington Addis, aka 'Peter Drax', was born in Edinburgh in 1899, the youngest child of a retired Indian civil servant and the daughter of an officer in the British Indian Army. Drax attended Edinburgh University, and served in the Royal Navy, retiring in 1929. In the 1930s he began practising as a barrister, but, recalled to the ...
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Title:High Seas Murder: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.47 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911579630

ISBN - 13:9781911579632

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