No Laughing Matter

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Warner Futura, May 19, 1994 - 262 pages
2 Reviews
The 12th crime novel featuring the Kent policemen, Inspector Thanet and Sergeant Lineham. This time they are investigating the murder of a ruthless, promiscuous local vineyard owner. This novel won the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sturrenden's Inspector Luke Thanet's 12th case (Wake the Dead, etc.) has him investigating the death of vineyard owner Zak Randish, found in his office amid a welter of blood and broken glass ... Read full review

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User Review  - artcroswell - LibraryThing

This was a very interesting book that really kept you guessing and the ending is not what you expect. There was a small amout of lag in some areas but overall very recommendable Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Dorothy Simpson worked as a French teacher and then marriage guidance counsellor before writing full-time. She won the Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger Award in 1985. She is married with three children and lives near Maidstone, Kent, the background to the Thanet novels.

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