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Hawke's tor [text (large print)] / E.V. Thompson.

By: Thompson, E. V. (Ernest Victor), 1931-2012.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thompson, E. V. Amos Hawke novel: 03.; Thompson, E. V. Amos Hawke: 3.; Thompson, E. V. Amos Hawke: 03.Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 314 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444813784 (hbk.); 1444813781 (hbk.).Subject(s): Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Detective and mystery stories | Cornwall (England : County) -- History -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Large type books.DDC classification: THO Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: It's the nineteenth century. In a tiny moorland village in Cornwall, where the residents harbour dark secrets, two policemen investigate the brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby. Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unravelling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. A young gypsy girl's appearance on the scene has disturbing ramifications for Tom Churchyard - but is she the answer to the mystery?
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It's the nineteenth century. In a tiny moorland village in Cornwall, where the residents harbour dark secrets, two policemen investigate the brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby. Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unravelling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. A young gypsy girl's appearance on the scene has disturbing ramifications for Tom Churchyard - but is she the answer to the mystery?

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Standard print edition originally published: London: Robert Hale, 2011.

It's the nineteenth century. In a tiny moorland village in Cornwall, where the residents harbour dark secrets, two policemen investigate the brutal murder of a promiscuous young wife and the disappearance of her baby. Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard believe the murderer will be found within the isolated and insular community, but unravelling the tangled web of lies and deceit proves frustrating. A young gypsy girl's appearance on the scene has disturbing ramifications for Tom Churchyard - but is she the answer to the mystery?

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