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The mausoleum / David Mark.

By: Mark, David John, 1977- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Severn House, 2019Description: 266 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780727888723; 0727888722; 9781847519979; 1847519970.Subject(s): Villages -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | Prisoner-of-war camps -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Suspense fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: 1967. In a quiet village in the wild lands of the Scottish borders, disgraced academic Cordelia Hemlock is trying to put her life back together. Grieving the loss of her son, she seeks out the company of the dead, taking comfort amid the ancient headstones and crypts of the local churchyard. When lightning strikes a tumbledown tomb, she glimpses a corpse that doesn't belong among the crumbling bones. But when the storm passes and the body vanishes, the authorities refuse to believe the claims of a hysterical 'outsider'. Teaming up with a reluctant witness, local woman Felicity Goose, Cordelia's enquiries all lead back to a former POW camp that was set up in the village during the Second World War. But not all Gilsland's residents welcome the two young women's interference. There are those who believe the village's secrets should remain buried... whatever the cost.
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1967. In a quiet village in the wild lands of the Scottish borders, disgraced academic Cordelia Hemlock is trying to put her life back together. Grieving the loss of her son, she seeks out the company of the dead, taking comfort amid the ancient headstones and crypts of the local churchyard. When lightning strikes a tumbledown tomb, she glimpses a corpse that doesn't belong among the crumbling bones. But when the storm passes and the body vanishes, the authorities refuse to believe the claims of a hysterical 'outsider'. Teaming up with a reluctant witness, local woman Felicity Goose, Cordelia's enquiries all lead back to a former POW camp that was set up in the village during the Second World War. But not all Gilsland's residents welcome the two young women's interference. There are those who believe the village's secrets should remain buried... whatever the cost.

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