Ian Fleming, John Buchan, Patricia Wentworth, British Library, Crime Classics, Whodunit
high seas murder peter drax
‘There’s been a murder there.’
Tubby stared at him. ‘A murder! Who was it?’
It was the first time in his life that Tubby had been told that he had been murdered.
Carl Swanson, recognized as the best ship’s captain in the fishing town of Gilsboro, is about to head out on the unluckiest trip of his career. When he decided to engage with Captain MacTaggert’s ship the Ivanhoe, murder is committed, and Inspector Pollitt and his able lieutenants begin the inexorable process of investigation – and arrest.
High Seas Murder was first published in 1939, and has remained out of print until this new edition. It includes an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.
‘I have the highest opinion of Peter Drax’s murder stories … The secret of Peter Drax’s success is his ability to make the circumstances as plausible as the characters are real’SUNDAY TIMES
Category: Crime Fiction
Publication Date: May 2016
ISBN: 978 1 911579 63 2 (paperback)/978 1 911579 64 9 (ebook)