By Gwendoline Butler
A guy from John Coffin's prior is seeking his exact dual brother – a deadly guy, able to homicide. yet are their identities one and an analogous? From essentially the most appraised English crime writers, excellent for lovers of Agatha Christie. unhappy, savage and sour is what Stella Pinero says to her husband John Coffin, Commander of London's moment urban, of the homicide case which cuts into either their lives. Coffin is on the top of his powers whilst he's shocked through a trip from the prior: Inspector Harry Trent, with whom Coffin had labored years in the past, is seeking his exact dual brother- a deadly guy; a guy who may have already got killed a girl; a guy Trent fears may well threaten violence to the Macintoshes, the couple who fostered the twins as little ones. while Joe and Josie Macintosh are discovered stabbed to dying, Coffin has to find not just their killer, yet their precise identities. or even extra vital is the query putting over them all: who's this guy known as Harry Trent and what's he able to? the reply lies long ago- strange, terrifyingly and horribly real...
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A Dark Coffin (John Coffin Mystery, Book 27) by Gwendoline Butler