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A Rare Interest in Corpses (Inspector Ben Ross Mystery 1)

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780755372409

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 7th January 2010

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Lizzie Martin risks her life to solve a murder…

A Rare Interest in Corpses introduces Lizzie Martin and childhood friend, Inspector Benjamin Ross as they investigate the death of a young girl. Ann Granger’s Inspector Ben Ross series, set in the heart of Victorian London, will enthral fans of Sherlock Holmes and Anne Perry.

‘Period colour is nicely supplied… this engrossing story looks like the start of a highly enjoyable series’ – Scotsman

It is 1864 when Lizzie Martin takes up the post of companion to a wealthy widow who is also a slum landlord. Lizzie is intrigued to learn that her predecessor as companion had disappeared, supposedly having run off with an unknown man. But when the girl’s body is found in the rubble of one of the recently demolished slums around the prestigious new railway station at St Pancras, Lizzie begins to wonder exactly what has been going on. She has re-made the acquaintance of a childhood friend, now Inspector Benjamin Ross, and with his help starts to investigate, risking her life to unearth the truth about the death of a girl whose fate seems interlinked with her own.

What readers are saying about A Rare Interest in Corpses:

‘Ann Granger’s excellent atmospheric descriptions take the reader on a unique journey in time to a London during Queen Victoria’s reign… I found this a fascinating read

‘The writing is good, the historical detail fascinating, and the puzzles interesting

Brilliant. Loved this book’

Reviews

Praise for Ann Granger's previous novels: 'Lively, different and fun
Yorkshire Post
She has shifted gear to the city with no problem...a fine start
Crime Time
Ann Granger's skill with character together with her sprightly writing make the most of the story
Birmingham Post