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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781471914935

Price: £18.99

ON SALE: 14th January 2015

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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A bank holiday – memorable for murder…

‘Few authors are better than Margaret Yorke in generating a real sense of fear’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘A star in our galaxy of crime writers’ FINANCIAL TIMES

It’s August Bank Holiday, and the great Bramsbourne Fete and Flower Show. But this one is going to be particularly memorable.

Everyone takes part in the preparations, and families gather from far and near. Brigadier and Mrs Trent welcome their daughter Susan, her husband and two children, and their daughter-in-law Elizabeth. Only their son Victor is absent, a sorrow they silently agree not to mention.

Into this carefree scene comes a man on the run. His efforts to evade the tightening police net affect, one after another, everyone in the village. But Brigadier Trent and his wife, and the war-disabled vicar, are more concerned than anyone …

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The mistress of unease
Yorke has an extraordinary feel for the passions that lurk beneath unremarkable facades
A star in our galaxy of crime writers
Mistress of the skilfully spun suspense novel
A superior example of the mounting claustrophobia school of crime writing
Like the author, the novels are robust and uncompromising, and displayed sympathy for the underdog ... Yorke practised deception artfully and with style
Yorke leads us gently and persuasively to a powerful climax
Marcel Berlins, THE TIMES
A gripping thriller
Few authors are better than Margaret Yorke in generating a real sense of fear