Inspector French And The Cheyne Mystery (inspector French Mystery)

Paperback | February 28, 2017

byFreeman Wills Crofts

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From the Collins Crime Club archive, the second Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers'.THE RETURN OF INSPECTOR FRENCHWhen young Maxwell Cheyne discovers that a series of mishaps are the result of unwelcome attention from a dangerous gang of criminals, he teams up with a young woman who is determined to help him outwit them. But when she disappears, he finally decides to go to Scotland Yard for help. Concerned by the developing situation, Inspector Joseph French takes charge of the investigation and applies his trademark methods to track down the kidnappers and thwart their intentions . . .

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From the Collins Crime Club archive, the second Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers'.THE RETURN OF INSPECTOR FRENCHWhen young Maxwell Cheyne discovers that a series of mishaps are the result of unwelcome attention from a dangerous gang of criminals, he teams up with a young w...

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THE RETURN OF INSPECTOR FRENCHWhen young Maxwell Cheyne discovers that a series of mishaps are the result of unwelcome attention from a dangerous gang of criminals, he teams up with a young woman who is determined to help him outwit them. But when she disappears, he finally decides to go to Scotland Yard for help. Concerned by the deve...

Once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers', Freeman Wills Crofts was an Irish railway engineer whose brilliant first mystery novel, The Cask, was motivated by an extended illness in 1919. Outselling Agatha Christie, and renowned for his ingenious plotting and meticulous attention to detail, Crofts followed up with The Ponson Cas...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.76 × 5.12 × 0.01 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008190615

ISBN - 13:9780008190613

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"A detective novel by Mr. Wills Crofts is always an event to those who know . Mr. Crofts is among the few muscular writers of detective fiction. He has never let me down."HAROLD NICOLSON, DAILY EXPRESS