Ghosts of the West

Ghosts of the West: Don't miss the new action-packed Drabble and Harris thriller!

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 09/09/2021
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Synopsis

'A rollicking good read' IAN RANKIN
'A fun read' OBSERVER
'Deftly plotted and hugely entertaining' JAMES WILSONThis third novel in the Drabble and Harris thrillers is perfect for fans of action-packed, historical fiction.................................................................

When daring journalist Sir Percival Harris gets wind of a curious crime in a sleepy English town, he ropes in his old friend Professor Ernest Drabble to help him investigate.

The crime is a grave robbery, and as Drabble and Harris pry deeper, events take a mysterious turn when a theft at the British Museum is soon followed by a murder.

The friends are soon involved in a tumultuous quest that takes them from the genteel streets of London to the wide plains of the United States. What exactly is at stake is not altogether clear - but if they don't act soon, the outcome could be a bloody conflict, one that will cross borders, continents and oceans...

Meanwhile, can Drabble and Harris's friendship - which has endured near-death experiences on several continents, not to mention a boarding school duel - survive a crisis in the shape of the beautiful and enigmatic Dr Charlotte Moore?
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Praise for Alec Marsh's Drabble and Harris thrillers:
'Marsh's mixture of derring-do and scholarship makes for a fun read'
OBSERVER on Ghosts of the West

'An immensely readable treat!'
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH

'Told with humour and flair, Enemy of the Raj is a highly enjoyable, riveting read'
ABIR MUKHERJEE

'A thoroughly engaging and enjoyable diversion'
NEW STATESMAN on Enemy of the Raj

'Tremendous stuff! With the arrival of Alec Marsh's first Drabble and Harris thriller, John Buchan must be stirring uneasily in his grave'
STANLEY JOHNSON

'Immensely enjoyable'
SPALDING TODAY

'Hugely readable'
ALEXANDER LARMAN, THE CHAP

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781786158062
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 22 mm

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Ghosts of the West
Cosy mystery set in ENGLAND and USA
This is the third outing for Professor Ernest Drabble and Sir Percival Harris and they are on a mission to stop the world order imploding. A grave robbery ... READ MORE
TripFiction
Ghosts of the West
Great fun read
This is my first read by the author although the third in the Drabble and Harris series and reads well as a stand-alone; that said I would love to go back ... READ MORE
Lynda Checkley