Blood on the Line

Blood on the Line

Book - 2011
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Inspector Robert Colbeck enlists the help of Victor Leeming and Ian Peebles to track down his nemesis Jeremy Oxley, who escaped from the LNWR train, which was on route to London for Oxley's hanging.
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby Limited, 2011, ©2011
ISBN: 9780749008697
Characteristics: 349 pages ; 23 cm


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Aug 30, 2014

Colbeck hears that a villain from a previous book, Jeremy Oxley, has, with the help of his girlfriend, escaped from a train taking him to be hanged. Inspector Colbeck and Victor Leeming track Oxley from town to town along the railway lines. When it looks as though they finally have Oxley trapped, he escapes on a sailing ship to America. Determined not to be outfoxed, Colbeck with a very reluctant Leeming, take a steamship to America, so as to arrive ahead of the sailing ship. Oxley manages to create a diversion, when disembarking, to evade them; but is finally captured and returned to England. In all the excitement, Colbeck almost misses his own wedding.


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