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Invitation to a Dynamite Party

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781405529969

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 1st August 2013

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The beloved Sergeant Cribb series by Peter Lovesey

The year is 1884. London is being terrorised by a series of bomb blasts – even within Great Scotland Yard! Reluctantly, Sergeant Cribb attends a course in the science of infernal machines in a bid to gain expert knowledge of explosives and beat the criminals at their own game.

With Constable Thackeray the prime suspect, Cribb feels bound for professional and personal reasons to track down the truth at any cost. And very soon he is abducted at gunpoint by an Irish-American hammer-thrower and finds himself an unwilling but vital member of the Dynamite Party . . .

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Lovesey goes from strength to strength. A really entertaining extravaganza, judged to a nicety
H. R. F. Keating, The Times
At once fresh, very funny and cleverly plotted. Please sir, I want some more!
San Francisco Examiner
Tense and dramatic. The best book I have read for a long time
Birmingham Evening Mail
Cribb Takes a course in explosives, infiltrates the mob and brings things to a happy conclusion. It's fun
New York Times
The period detail is admirable: the narrative both witty and swift
Edmund Crispin, Sunday Times