Churchyard and Hawke / E.V. Thompson.

By: Thompson, E. V. (Ernest Victor), 1931-2012 [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Charnwood large printPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2014Description: 322 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781444821345 (hbk.); 1444821342 (hbk.)Subject(s): Police -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Police -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. | Detective and mystery stories. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: After suffering a serious beating whilst engaged in unofficial undercover work in the murky streets and taverns of London's 19th-century slums, Constable Tom Churchyard takes himself to Cornwall. Here, in spite of his injuries, he becomes right-hand man to Amos Hawke, now a senior Cornish policeman. His knowledge of the London rogues proves invaluable as Amos seeks to foil a gang of city thieves whose plan is to plunder the mansions of the Cornish gentry. When a brutal murder is committed during their investigations, it proves far more complex than it appeared at first glance...
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Originally published: London: Robert Hale, 2009.

After suffering a serious beating whilst engaged in unofficial undercover work in the murky streets and taverns of London's 19th-century slums, Constable Tom Churchyard takes himself to Cornwall. Here, in spite of his injuries, he becomes right-hand man to Amos Hawke, now a senior Cornish policeman. His knowledge of the London rogues proves invaluable as Amos seeks to foil a gang of city thieves whose plan is to plunder the mansions of the Cornish gentry. When a brutal murder is committed during their investigations, it proves far more complex than it appeared at first glance...

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