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After starting their private forensic consultancy, Doctor Richard Pryor and forensic biologist Angela Bray have now become firmly established. A bizarre suicide in a remote Welsh farm starts them on a new investigation, which is followed by an unusual request from the War Office. And when a Cotswold veterinary surgeon is charged with poisoning his ailing wife, can Pryor's expert evidence save him from the gallows?

©2010 Bernard Knight (P)2011 W F Howes Ltd

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  • Jane
  • 04-08-13

An excellent surprise

This book really was a surprise. Written in the 1950s it described the cases and activities around a group of pathologists, forensic pathologists and the criminal and legal world. Unlike its sometimes unbelievable american counterparts this is down to earth and happens to real people! give it a try!

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  • Elizabeth
  • 01-23-13

Embarrassed

I found this very dated: I know it was set back in the 50s (I believe) and around 'my' time, but I did squirm with the narrative and the dialogue!

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  • Mrs. K. I. Richards
  • 10-29-15

good story

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this story covers three crimes and their outcomes. the courtroom scenario at the end was good.
I enjoyed jonathan keeble's performance of the story bringing the characters to life.
looking forward to listening to grounds for appeal.

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  • Kim
  • 10-05-11

Easy listen - not terribly exciting

I thnk I have said it all in the title but I will just add that the storyline never really took off, it was a bit like cycling in Holland, flat with interesting scenery.