Dead in the Dog by Bernard Knight

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A fifties murders mystery set in Malaya from author of the ‘Crowner John’ books. - Arriving in Singapore, newly-qualified pathologist Tom Howden is still questioning his decision to sign on for three years in Her Majesty's Far East Land Forces. As he settles in, he discovers that his new home is a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. When an English planter is attacked one night, the finger of suspicion naturally points at local bandits, rather than a fellow Englishman. It soon becomes clear, however, that the situation is rather more complicated – and deadly – than it first appeared. Tom Howden’s newly-acquired forensic skills are about to be put to the ultimate test.
 

About Bernard Knight

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Bernard Knight is the author of the Crown John Mysteries series and is a member of The Medieval Murderers.
 
Published November 1, 2012 by Severn House Digital. 240 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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As they sit in The Dog, the local hangout for male and female officers and the local rubber plantation owners and their spouses, newly arrived pathologist Tom Howden’s gossipy friend Percy fills him in on the local scandal, much of which revolves around gorgeous Diane Robertson and her unfaithful...

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The unusual setting, Perak State in 1954 British Malaya, boosts this first in a new series from Knight (A Plague of Heretics and 13 other Crowner John medieval historicals).

Jun 25 2012 | Read Full Review of Dead in the Dog

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