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Body Line

A Bill Slider Mystery

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

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Body Line by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2011
    256 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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David Rogers was a doctor, handsome, charming and rich. He lived the lifestyle of a consultant – expensive clothes, top restaurants, exclusive clubs – until someone killed him in the hallway of his lovely million-plus-pound house. But when Bill Slider and his firm are thrown into the mystery, they soon discover that nothing is as it seems, for though David's girlfriends are plenty, none of them can tell Slider anything about where he worked or what exactly he did...

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"This fine ensemble procedural produces a surprising picture once all the pieces of the puzzle fall into place." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. With its original plot twists, charismatic cast, and the intriguingly multifaceted Slider, this one is a top pick for all collections." - Booklist

"Although the carefully detailed plot effectively creates an oppressive atmosphere, the motive behind the crime is a trifle obvious. Still, that should not stop fans of complex British procedurals from enjoying this title." - Library Journal

"Starred Review. Only a die-hard misanthrope would disdain a chance to spend time with Slider and his wife and son." - Kirkus Reviews

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Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born and educated in Shepherd's Bush, London and had a variety of jobs in the commercial world, starting as a junior cashier at Woolworth's and working her way down to Pensions Officer at the BBC. She won the Young Writer's Award in 1973, and became a full-time writer in 1978. She is the author of sixty successful novels to date, including the twenty-five volumes of the Morland Dynasty series.

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