The Attending Truth: A Bobby Owen Mystery by E.R. PunshonThe Attending Truth: A Bobby Owen Mystery by E.R. Punshon

The Attending Truth: A Bobby Owen Mystery

byE.R. Punshon

Paperback | January 2, 2017

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“It’s murder all right; no one could bash his own head in the way this chap’s was.”

The stranger’s body was discovered by businesswoman Mrs Holcombe, the unofficial queen of Pending Dale. As if there wasn’t enough gossip rife in the village, now the Queen may be under suspicion of murder.

Talk is cheap, but reputations are valuable – but were they worth buying silence at the cost of a man’s life? When Bobby Owen of the Yard arrives in Pending Dale to investigate, amid a panoply of local characters and red herrings he discovers a compelling and unpredictable motive. A reason why the unassuming and anonymous commercial traveller had to die …

The Attending Truth is the thirtieth novel in the Bobby Owen Mystery series, originally published in 1952. This new edition features a bonus Bobby Owen short story, and an 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

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 occupatio...
Title:The Attending Truth: A Bobby Owen MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.53 inPublished:January 2, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911579037

ISBN - 13:9781911579038