Murder Mile by Paul Collicut

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The Murder Mile is like Chariots of Fire as rewritten by Raymond Chandler, a mash-up that is completely delightful on the page.
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Set mainly in America, with a backdrop of the 1954 race to break the four-minute mile, The Murder Mile is hardboiled detective fiction that follows the investigation into the murder of a fictional athlete attempting to break the world record. Investigator Daniel Stone must navigate frame-ups, conspiracies, cartels, Communism and bribes in his search for the answers surrounding runner Todd "The Phoenix Flyer" Naylor's death.
 

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Paul Collicutt's books include "This Plane "and "This Train," which was described by School Library Journal as follows: "This title accomplishes many things: it's a concept book for preschoolers, a beginning reader, and a source of information for primary-grade train fans." Mr. Collicutt lives in Hove, Sussex, England.
 
Published January 14, 2012 by SelfMadeHero. 128 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction
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Reviewed by Rachel Cooke on Feb 17 2013

The Murder Mile is like Chariots of Fire as rewritten by Raymond Chandler, a mash-up that is completely delightful on the page.

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