A Cold Coffin

A Cold Coffin by Gwendoline Butler
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ISBN
9780007106448
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
 
Dimensions
111 x 176mm

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London's Second City has been the scene of many a terrifying crime, but the discovery of a pile of infant skulls unearthed near police headquarters is particularly horrifying. Although most of them are prehistoric, there is one that is certainly a lot more recent. But for John Coffin, Chief commander, there is another, more pressing, matter: the inexplicable triple murder of a midwife and her two daughters. The obvious suspect is her son, Black Jack Jackson, a local villain, but both Coffin and DI Phoebe Astley are reluctant to accept his guilt.

A further murder seems, in a macabre fashion, to connect the two investigations. But when other apparently random acts of violence occur, including a bizarre attack on a school bus and the death of a chief suspect, the picture gets increasingly confused. Is the mother-and-baby Walker club involved in some way? What of the provenance of the newer skull? For Coffin time is running out: the body count is rising and he needs to find a solution fast.
ISBN:
9780007106448
Publication Date:
01 / 12 / 2001
Dimensions:
111 x 176mm

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