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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

Properties
ISBN 9781925816006 (Paperback)
Formats B+ Format (208 x 140mm) (Paperback)
Categories Crime & Mystery
ebooks
New Releases
Christmas 2020
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2020
Pages 192
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    Alexander Thorpe

    Alexander Thorpe is from Fremantle, Western Australia. He has written advertising copy for pool cleaners and concrete supply companies, taught English in Joseph Stalin’s hometown and almost managed to read half of James Joyce’s Ulysses twice (which is more or less the same as having almost managed to read the whole book). Alex has written for news outlets, travel journals, marketing companies and educational providers, and has recently completed his first novel, Death Leaves the Station.   Read more

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