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Death at the Palace (Rex Tracy #1)
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Death at the Palace (Rex Tracy #1)

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Author: Baylis M.H.

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 320


Reporter Rex Tracey has just recovered from his affair with Lithuanian artist Milda Majauskas when she disappears. He's got other concerns, not least an anti-immigration group spreading hate across Tottenham, and a string of attacks on young women at the local beauty spot, Alexandra Palace. But when Milda's body is found, and Rex becomes a murder suspect, he is forced to seek answers. Amongst the tea-houses and squats, the yam stores and forbidding tower blocks of this little-glimpsed, forever-changing London, Rex unearths a trail of secrets and falsehoods, from corrupt police to illegal factories. But the truth behind Milda's death evades him until the final denouement, when Rex, and the last people to see her alive, must all account for their guilt. Meanwhile, oblivious to the seismic changes around him, an elderly man tends his allotment, cares for his ailing wife and fusses over his camera collection. Until a friendship with a bewitching foreign girl unleashes a surge of memories from the past he has tried to bury, threatening his control over the present, and the survival of those around him. AUTHOR: Born in Nottingham in 1971, Matthew Baylis is a novelist, journalist and scriptwriter. A former 'EastEnders' storyliner, his first novel, Stranger Than Fulham ('Fast, funny and funky' The Times. 'Original enough to get noticed and pickled in black humour' Daily Mail) in 1999. His second novel, The Last Ealing Comedy ('A triumph' Daily Express. 'The excellent dialogue makes you snort at least once a page' Kirkus UK) After adapting Catrin Collier's series of novels for BBC 1, he went to work in Kenya and Cambodia, training local scriptwriters and creating TV dramas for the United Nations and BBC World Service Trust. After a spell living in a remote mountain village on the Pacific island of Tanna , he returned to Britain in 2005, to take up his present role as television critic for the Daily Express, and continue to write films and TV dramas for the Far East . SELLING POINTS: . First in a brilliant new crime series set in London . Page-turning plot, wonderful characters and an ultra-creepy villain . The 'melting pot' of contemporary London is beautifully described . The author is a journalist and screenwriter with lots of media connections
  • Author: Baylis M.H.

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Tags: Crime & mystery Paperback / softback, Crime Fiction, September-2021
  • Barcode: 9781908699169
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