Death Round the Corner

Department Z

Book 4
Ipso Books
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A terrifying international plot threatens the agents of Britain’s Department Z in this tale of suspense from an Edgar Award–winning author.
 
Leopold Gorman studies the World Economic Conference with interest—and then picks five rich and powerful men to bring his plan to fruition. If any one of them shows reluctance to fall in with his scheme, he’ll be dead within the hour . . .
 
Gordon Craigie, chief of British intelligence, is the only thing standing between Gorman and success. So Gorman turns his attentions to Craigie’s greatest asset: the men of Department Z.
 
As Craigie attempts to undermine Gorman’s plot, Gorman decides which agent should be next to “disappear.” Can Craigie and his men outwit this master criminal before it’s too late?
 
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About the author

John Creasey, MBE, was an English crime and science fiction writer who wrote more than six hundred novels using twenty-eight different pseudonyms.
 
He created several characters which are now famous. These include The Toff, Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, Inspector Roger West, The Baron, and Doctor Stanislaus Alexander Palfrey. The most popular of these was Gideon of Scotland Yard, who was the basis for the television series Gideon’s Way and for the John Ford movie Gideon of Scotland Yard, also known by its British title Gideon’s Day. The Baron character was made into a 1960s TV series starring Steve Forrest.
 
In 1953, John Creasey founded the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association (CWA). The CWA New Blood Dagger is awarded in his memory for first books by previously unpublished writers. Sponsored by BBC Audiobooks, it includes a prize of £1,000.
 
John Creasey died in June 1973.
 
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Ipso Books
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Published on
Aug 24, 2016
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Pages
298
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ISBN
9781504054157
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
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