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The Architect of Murder - Rafe McGregor

The Architect of Murder - Rafe McGregor
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Title: The Architect of Murder

Author:  Rafe McGregor

ISBN:  9780709087281

Weight:  781g

Lined and dated signed first edition, first printing

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The Architect of Murder by Rafe McGregor

Major Alec Marshall VC, newly back in London, is enlisted to make inquiries into the will of the late Cecil John Rhodes, the wealthiest man in the British Empire.  That same night one of the witnesses to the will, Eric Lowenstein, is found beaten to death in a seedy boarding house, where he was lodging under a false name.

As London prepares for King Edward VII’s coronation, Marshall discovers that Lowenstein harboured a deadly secret concerning not only the vast fortune Rhodes amassed, but the very future of the Empire.  Marshall’s investigation takes him into the dark heart of a flawed genius, and sets him on a personal journey that will change his life forever.

Bibliographic Info

AttributeDetails
Title:The Architect of Murder
Author:
Book Features
Edition / printing:First edition, first printing
Edition background:

The first printing of this book sold out quickly due to what we believe was publisher Robert Hale’s custom of only ordering a small initial print run.  The crime & thriller ezine, Shots, confirms this in a footnote to an article by Rafe McGregor published 22 March 2009

As of January 2016, The Crowood Press owns Robert Hale and all its imprints.

Overall condition:Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed:On a flyleaf directly before the title page.
Lined:It could have happened – perhaps, in a way, it even did.
Dated:27/2/09 (publication date)
Book Stats
Publisher:Robert Hale
Publication date:
Printed by:MPG Books Group
ISBN 13:9780709087281
ISBN 10:0709087284
Format:Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages:222
Size (h x w x d):241 x 164 x 30mm
Design Credits
Jacket illustration:Michael Thomas

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