The Property of Lies

The Property of Lies

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1930. When a body is discovered on the premises of the newly-established Maxstead Court School for Girls, Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon is called in to investigate. His wife Ellen having just accepted a job as French teacher, Reardon is alarmed to find the school a hotbed of scandalous secrets, suppressed passions, petty jealousies and wanton schoolgirl cruelty. As he pursues his enquiries, it becomes clear that the dead woman was not who - or what - she claimed to be. Who was she really - and why is Reardon convinced that more than one member of staff is not telling him the whole truth? Then a pupil goes missing - and the case takes a disturbing new twist...
Publisher: Sutton, Surrey, England : Severn House, 2017
Edition: First world edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780727887207 (hardcover)
0727887203 (hardcover)
9781847518279 (trade paper)
1847518273 (trade paper)
(ebook)
Branch Call Number: M ECCLES
Characteristics: 236 pages ; 23 cm

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