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9781845294281

Tug of War

Tug of War

by Barbara Cleverly

Publisher Constable

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Joe Sandilands has been despatched to France to stay as the guest of a glamorous French war-widow on her Champagne estate.

The widow is determined that Joe should support her claim that a mysterious shell-shocked soldier, suffering from amnesia and a loss of speech is her husband. The problem is that four other claimants have identified him differently, and his doctor suspects he is an English soldier.

Joe decides to investigate the four claimants and picks his way through a tangle of lies, deceit, and manipulation, discovering that each of the four has an undeclared motive for claiming the unknown soldier. He uncovers a cleverly concealed murder committed during the war years and during this pursuit he finds out who the soldier really is.

The discovery presents him with an even greater dilemma, he must not only to solve a killing in the past, but avert a tragedy in the future.

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About the Author

Barbara Cleverly

Barbara Cleverly was born in the north of England and is a graduate of Durham University.


A former teacher, she has spent her working life in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk; she now lives in Cambridge. She has one son and five step-children.


She is the author of the Joe Sandilands series, including The Last Kashmiri Rose, Folly du Jour and Strange Images of Death. Her Joe Sandilands series, set against the background of the Indian Empire, was inspired by the contents of a battered old tin trunk that she found in her attic.

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