Night's Cloak: A Bobby Owen Mystery by E.R. PunshonNight's Cloak: A Bobby Owen Mystery by E.R. Punshon

Night's Cloak: A Bobby Owen Mystery

byE.R. Punshon

Paperback | August 1, 2016

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“I’ve got to hurry,” Bobby said. “Mr Weston has been found dead from a knife-wound in his study.”

It’s not easy for a county police Inspector to handle prominent local citizens diplomatically, while getting on with the real work of crime detection. But it’s particularly hard when Bobby Owen finds himself the victim of a sinister swindle worked by a millionaire business executive. Not to mention the machinations of a radical political movement, a secretary with a puzzling alibi, and a young scientist-inventor, willing to do anything, even murder, to put his schemes into action …

Night’s Cloak was first published in 1944, the nineteenth of the Bobby Owen mysteries, a series eventually including thirty-five novels. This edition features a new introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

“What is distinction? … in the works of Mr. E.R. Punshon we salute it every time.” Dorothy L. Sayers

“[The] very best British brand … deftly portrayed … air-tight” Saturday Review

E.R. Punshon was born in London in 1872. At the age of fourteen he started life in an office. His employers soon informed him that he would never make a really satisfactory clerk, and he, agreeing, spent the next few years wandering about Canada and the United States, endeavouring without great success to earn a living in any occupati...
Title:Night's Cloak: A Bobby Owen MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:August 1, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413376

ISBN - 13:9781911413370