Playground of Death

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Pan Macmillan, Sep 13, 2012 - Fiction - 152 pages
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" was hate that kept the Town Moor going. There's a lot of talk these days about the disappearance of the community spirit. The truth is that nowadays people don't get to know each other well enough to work up the right kind of ill-feeling..."

Detective Superintendent Kenworthy must dig into the past to solve the murder of a man charged with killing his wife, only to discover that the dead man’s memoirs hide the origin of a yet unsuspected crime.

A “full-fleshed, first-class mystery of place and character” Kirkus

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About the author (2012)

John Buxton Hilton was born in 1921 in Buxton, Derbyshire. After his war service in the army he became an Inspector of schools, before retiring in 1970 to take up full-time writing.

He wrote two books on language teaching as well as being a prolific crime writer - his works include the Superintendent Simon Kenworthy series and the Inspector Thomas Brunt series, as well as the Inspector Mosley series under the pseudonym John Greenwood.

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