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    • ISBN:9781444765021
    • Publication date:13 Sep 2012

Our Fathers' Lies

William Dougal Crime Series Book 3

By Andrew Taylor

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The third book in Andrew Taylor's acclaimed William Dougal crime series - from the Richard & Judy bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

The third instalment of the brilliant William Dougal series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

There's unfinished business between William Dougal and his widowed father. Part of it has to do with Celia Prentisse, William's ex-girlfriend. When her historian father is found drowned, it's declared suicide, but Celia remains unconvinced - not least because his abandoned clothes were found with a bottle of the wrong brand of gin and a slim volume of Schopenhauer's essays.

It's not much evidence, but it's enough to send her godfather, retired British intelligence officer Major Ted Dougal, and his son William off on a trail that leads to a 1930s arsenic poisoning and a still-classified World War I court martial . . .

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  • ISBN: 9780340932933
  • Publication date: 13 Dec 2007
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
'I chose it because it's one of those "I can't put down" novels: once started, I read on and on, lunch was late, the bread didn't get made, the housework undone, I needed to find out the truth behind Our Fathers' Lies.' — Sue Baker, Bookseller
Lively and entertaining — Times Literary Supplement
An amusing romp — Sunday Telegraph
This one's a maverick . . . [with] a professional touch unusual in a first novel — Irish Times
A rather unusual book . . . with sharply etched characters and a rather shocking amorality — The New York Times Book Review
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