End of Chapter

End of Chapter
 
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Nicholas Blake
 
12 January 2018
 
English
 
Agora Books
 
978-1-912194-29-2
 

End of Chapter is part of Nicholas Blake’s Nigel Strangeways mystery series.  

 

There is a saboteur hiding in plain sight at the publishing house of Wenham & Geraldine. An incendiary, and wildly libellous, passage has been slipped into a book somewhere between the final check and the printing press… a seemingly impossible task. Desperate to avoid a scandal, the partners call in Nigel Strangeways to uncover the meddler.

Is it Stephen Protheroe, defunct poet, curmudgeon, and the last known person to access the manuscript? Or Mr Bates, the production manager recently forced reluctantly into retirement? Miss Millicent Miles, the romance novelist hoping to reinvigorate her ailing career with a steamy autobiography, or the now libellous author himself, General Thoresby?

With so many suspects, Strangeways struggles to identify a motive, let alone a culprit. But when an employee is found slain in the office, it seems the case may be more personal than it first appeared…


End of Chapter
was first published in 1957.

 


 

PRAISE FOR NICHOLAS BLAKE AND END OF CHAPTER

“A master of detective fiction” – Daily Telegraph

“A most enjoyable book with twist and turns aplenty.” – Reader Review

 

 

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