Edward Marston Railway Detective Collection 7 Books Set
Edward Marston Railway Detective Collection 7 Books Set:
Inspector Colbeck's Casebook:
In this thrilling selection of stories, a young porter is found dead in a coal tub; Colbeck devises a trap to catch a thief; and a burnt train carriage holds a gruesome secret in a small coastal village.
The Silver Locomotive Mystery:
1854. As the Cardiff-bound train puffs out of Paddington Station, young Hugh Kellow wraps a protective arm around his large valise. He has been entrusted with a priceless silver coffee pot, designed in the shape of a locomotive, by his elderly silversmith employer.
Points of Danger:
1861, East Anglia. Alone in a first-class carriage, the Swarbricks are robbed at gunpoint, but when the universally-admired Swarbrick fights back, the train robber takes more than money and jewellery.
Timetable of Death:
1859. St Mary's Church, Spondon. A little girl playing hide-and-seek jumps into a freshly-dug grave to find a dead man already occupying it.
Railway to the Grave:
Tragedy strikes close to the Detective Department when an old friend of Superintendent Tallis walks to meet a speeding train head on.The suicide, prompted by the disappearance of the man's wife.
The Excursion Train:
London, 1852. On the shocking discovery of a passenger's body on the Great Western Railway excursion train, Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant, Sergeant Victor Leeming, are dispatched to the scene.
A Christmas Railway Mystery:
December 1860. The morning shift at Swindon Locomotive Works is about to begin and an army of men is pouring out of the nearby terraced houses built by the GWR.
Inspector Colbeck's Casebook,
The Silver Locomotive Mystery,
Points of Danger,
Timetable of Death,
Railway to the Grave,
The Excursion Train..