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A shot in the dark [text (large print)] / Lynne Truss.

By: Truss, Lynne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Truss, Lynne. Constable Twitten: 1.Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019Edition: Large print edition.Description: 421 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781432862770; 1432862774.Subject(s): Police -- England -- Brighton -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Witnesses -- Fiction | Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction | Brighton (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: It's 1957, and the famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. Sitting in the Brighton Royal Theater with Constable Twitten, Crystal intends to tell the detective the secret he knows about the still-unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. And yet, just before Crystal names the criminal mastermind involved, he's shot dead in his seat. With her characteristic wit, New York Times bestselling author Lynne Truss introduces readers to a cast of eccentric policeman and scheming criminals in a drolly delightful mystery you won't want to miss. -- From Amazon.
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Constable Twitten Mystery (Book 1)It's 1957, and famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. Sitting in the Brighton Royal Theater with Constable Twitten, Crystal intends to tell the detective what he knows about the unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. And then he's shot dead in his seat. With a new murder case on his hands and a fatuous, lazy captain at the helm of the police department, the keen and clever Constable Twitten and his colleague Sergeant Jim Brunswick set out to solve the decade-old mystery.

It's 1957, and the famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. Sitting in the Brighton Royal Theater with Constable Twitten, Crystal intends to tell the detective the secret he knows about the still-unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. And yet, just before Crystal names the criminal mastermind involved, he's shot dead in his seat. With her characteristic wit, New York Times bestselling author Lynne Truss introduces readers to a cast of eccentric policeman and scheming criminals in a drolly delightful mystery you won't want to miss. -- From Amazon.