The Stationmaster's Farewell (Inspector Robert Colbeck, Book 9)

The Stationmaster's Farewell (Inspector Robert Colbeck, Book 9)

Edward Marston


man Fawkes evening, 1857. Joel Heygate is the preferred stationmaster at Exeter St David’s railway station – a magnificent determine of a guy replete with frock coat and best hat, hairy eyebrows and walrus moustache. but if the charred is still of a physique are stumbled on within the embers of the town’s annual Bonfire evening social gathering, everyone seems to be horrified while it turns into transparent that they belong to Mr Heygate.

The South Devon Railway contacts Scotland backyard for his or her guidance, and Superintendent Edward Tallis sends the Railway Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck and his assistant Victor Leeming to Exeter with all due haste. They quick unearth 3 suspects, yet are they lacking whatever? it's only whilst Heygate’s diary turns up without warning that the reality turns into transparent and a fourth suspect emerges. As Colbeck closes in at the killer, he reveals himself in mortal risk - can justice be triumphant? Or will his cherished Madeleine be robbed of a husband at the very eve in their marriage?

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