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The Strings of Murder - Oscar de Muriel
The Strings of Murder
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1888: a violinist is brutally murdered in his Edinburgh home. Fearing a national panic over a copycat Jack the Ripper, Scotland Yard send Inspector Ian Frey. Frey reports to Detective "Nine-Nails" McGray, local legend and exact opposite of the foppish English Inspector. McGray’s tragic past has... show more
1888: a violinist is brutally murdered in his Edinburgh home. Fearing a national panic over a copycat Jack the Ripper, Scotland Yard send Inspector Ian Frey. Frey reports to Detective "Nine-Nails" McGray, local legend and exact opposite of the foppish English Inspector. McGray’s tragic past has driven him to superstition, but even Frey must admit that this case seems beyon
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ISBN: 9781681771328
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Pages no: 406
Edition language: English
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A Voracious Reader
A Voracious Reader rated it
3.5 Review ~ Disappointing
Book source ~ Library A closed room murder mystery in 1888 Scotland. The murder is similar to London’s Jack the Ripper and two detectives with opposite styles must solve the case before the public finds out and panic ensues. Nine-Nails McGray is local and Ian Frey is an English dandy from London...
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4.0 The Strings of Murder by Oscar de Muriel
Victorian mystery meets the X Files in this extremely entertaining novel introducing the detective team of London based Inspector Ian Frey and Edinburgh detective Adolphus 'Nine-Nails' McGray.A brutal locked room murder that hints of Satanic ritual and supernatural forces....what more can you ask fo...
It's a Mad Mad World
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4.0 The Strings of Murder
Disgraced inspector Ian Frey is sent to Edinburgh to investigate the brutal death of a violinist. The violinist was killed in a locked room and there is no way out or in and the walls are covered in magic symbols.I wish more books were like this; fast-paced, interesting and with short chapters. With...
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