Sure and Certain Death

Sure and Certain Death

[a Francis Hancock Mystery]

Book - 2009
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The chilling new World War Two crime mystery by the award-winning author Barbara Nadel; fourth in the highly popular Francis Hancock series.

East London, 1940: Francis Hancock finds the brutally eviscerated body of a woman in a derelict house. Francis' sister, Nancy, knew the victim. Then, shockingly, two more murders follow. Rumours start to spread through the East End about another Jack the Ripper. When a fourth woman is murdered, Nancy admits that she knew all of the victims, and Francis sets out to find the killer, discovering a trail of murderous resentment that goes back decades...

Publisher: London : Headline, c2009.
ISBN: 9780755336241
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY NAD


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Oct 14, 2010

Enjoyed it because of the London wartime background but found the story rather far fetched and the characters contrived. Don't particularly want to read any more in this series.

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