The Riddle of the River

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Dales Large Print Books, Aug 1, 2008 - Fiction - 376 pages
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1898. Enjoying the sunshine in her Cambridgeshire garden, Vanessa Weatherburn is startled by the abrupt arrival of her friend Patrick O'Sullivan. Eager to discover the identity of a young woman found floating in the River Cam to get a scoop for the local newspaper, he is sure Vanessa can solve the mystery. After attending a seance in London she is forced to go undercover to continue her investigation, and helped as always by the cream of Cambridge's academic community, Vanessa employs all her skills to reel in a murderer - but will it be enough to solve the riddle of the river?

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

This is a mystery. And book number four in a series. I don't read mysteries, and I don't start in the middle of a series. But dad gum I enjoyed this! Victorian England historical fiction, set in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deanne - Goodreads

Short fun read set in Victorian Cambridge, a young woman is found in the river Cam but who is she and how did she die. Read full review

About the author (2008)

CATHERINE SHAW is an academic who has published four novels featuring Vanessa Duncan. "The Library Paradox" and "The Riddle of the River" are published by Felony & Mayhem in the US.

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