Death Leaves the Station
Written by Alexander Thorpe
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A nameless friar turns up at Halfwell Station at the same time that Ana, the adopted daughter of the station owners, discovers a body in the desert during her midnight walk. But when Ana returns to look for it, the body is gone.
Death Leaves the Station brings the cosy country-house intrigue of crime fiction's golden age to the Australian wheatbelt, and was written for fans of classic mystery and crime fiction.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
'With Death Leaves the Station, a strong and highly entertaining new voice can now be added to the great tradition of cosy, historical murder mysteries.' Books+Publishing
'Thorpe’s witty descriptions are laugh-out-loud funny and his Latinate sentences are a pleasure to read… The novel is tightly plotted and provides an enjoyable and thought-provoking insight into Western Australia’s past.' Writing WA
'Well-researched, with a key eye for humour, Death Leaves the Station is a strong debut… whilst serving up a mystery that will appeal to fans of those classic mysteries, your Agatha Christies and the like.' The AU Review
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