The Picture From the Past

The Picture From the Past

Book - 2014
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What is there about the photograph of a street from a bygone era that obsesses John Braid? Why does he conceal his true profession from his newly-wed wife? And what, if any connection is there with the "acid bath murderer" who has already taken six lives? And why does a tale from the past show such eerie similarities to what is happening in the presen?'The Picture from the Past' is the ninth Paul Halter novel to be published in English by Locked Room International. An earlier novel 'The Crimson Fog' was named one of Publisher's Weekly's Top Mysteries of 2013. The author, a best-selling novelist in his native France, has written over thirty novels, almost all 'locked room' or 'impossible crime,' and is widely regarded as the successor to John Dickson Carr. He appeared on BBC Radio 4's program 'Miles Jupp in a Locked Room,' broadcast on May 21, 2012For information about signed and lettered editions of all Halter novels, limited edition hardcover editions of Paul Halter's award-winning short story collection 'The Night of the Wolf,' and future publication plans, please contact or go to
Publisher: Locked Room International, c2014.
ISBN: 9781502301819
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HAL
Additional Contributors: Pugmire, John


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