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A Ghost at the Door (Harry Jones 6) by Michael Dobbs

A Ghost at the Door (Harry Jones 6) by Michael Dobbs
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Author:  Michael Dobbs

ISBN:  9781471111518

Weight:  990g

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A Ghost at the Door (Harry Jones 6) – Michael Dobbs

‘Tell me about your father.’

Five short, razor-edged words that rip the world of Harry Jones to pieces.  He barely knew his father Johnnie and hated what little he did know, yet no man is able to escape the shadows of the past.

Harry has already lost almost everything – his seat in parliament, his reputation, his fortune.  There is little left apart from his love for the headstrong Jemma, and now he must risk losing her and even his own life to uncover the truth about his dead father.

What starts as a gentle enquiry uncovers a trail of murder and guilt-ridden love that dates back to Johnnie’s student days.  Harry’s search leads from a burning house in Bermuda to a graveyard in Greece, from the croquet lawns of his father’s Oxford college to the altar of one of Wren’s finest London churches.  At every turn Harry discovers that the childhood world he thought he knew, was false, along with almost everyone in it.  Only when he confronts his own death does he realize that all along he’s been used as a pawn in a far larger game.

Dobbs was clearly put on this Earth to write thrillers of the most shamelessly page-turning quality.

Daily Express

Bibliographic Data
Title:A Ghost at the Door
Author:
Book Features
Edition / printing:First edition, first printing
Series:Harry Jones 6
Book features:Red boards with silver-coloured text on spine, white endpapers.
Overall condition:Fine / Very fine – some pushing to spine ends.
Signed:Yes – on the title page
Book Stats
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
Printed by:CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13:9781471111518
ISBN 10:1471111512
Format:Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages:470
H x W x D:241 x 161 x 38mm
Design Credits
Author photo:Jim Pascoe
Jacket design:Nick Venables
Jacket photos:Picture Box UK (figure) | Shutterstock (background)

Collectors Notes

  • A Ghost at the Door is book 6 of the Harry Jones Thrillers, a series that started with The Lord’s Day in October 2007.
  • Michael Dobbs became a life peer on 18 December 2010; as Lord Dobbs of Wylye, he sits on the Conservative benches in the House of Lords.
  • For more information, you might like to visit Michael Dobbs’ website.  This is a rich source of info on his life, books and future projects.

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