The Tick of Death (Sergeant Cribb Series #5) [NOOK Book]

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Praise for the Sergeant Cribb series:

“Sgt. Cribb and Constable Thackeray . . . went on to star in seven additional Victorian mystery novels and became the subjects of one of the first, and most entertaining, of the ‘Mystery!’ series on PBS.”—Otto Penzler, New York Sun

In the fifth Sergeant Cribb ...
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The Tick of Death (Sergeant Cribb Series #5)

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Overview

Praise for the Sergeant Cribb series:

“Sgt. Cribb and Constable Thackeray . . . went on to star in seven additional Victorian mystery novels and became the subjects of one of the first, and most entertaining, of the ‘Mystery!’ series on PBS.”—Otto Penzler, New York Sun

In the fifth Sergeant Cribb mystery, either anarchists or Irish terrorists are setting off explosions in public places. Is the villain an American athlete? A beautiful Irish woman? Could Constable Thackeray be involved?

Peter Lovesey is the author of twenty-six highly praised mystery novels and has been awarded the Crime Writers’ Association Gold, Silver, and Diamond daggers.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569477793
  • Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: Sergeant Cribb Series , #5
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 390,384
  • File size: 474 KB

Meet the Author

Peter Lovesey is the author of 26 highly praised mystery novels and has been awarded the CWA Gold, Silver, and Diamond Daggers (for Lifetime Achievement) as well as many US honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2013

    Fun And Compact Thriller

    In the previous Sgt. Cribb stories, Peter Lovesey singled out an idiosyncratic fetish around which to center the mystery. This time, the scope is greatly expanded to include a backdrop of anarchy and political upheaval, with the usual generous dose of dry humor thrown in. Add to that an undercover operation and the uncertainty of a main character's complicity, with a great climactic chase, and you have what may be Sgt. Cribb's greatest case to date.

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