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Lost Luggage Porter, the (2006) [Novel]
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Series: Jim Stringer, Steam Detective
Part: 3

Summary (From the publisher):

Winter, 1906. It's Jim Stringer's first day as an official railway detective, working from York Station for the mighty North Eastern Railway Company. But he's not a happy man.

As the rain falls incessantly on the city's ancient, neglected streets, the local paper carries a story highly unusual by York standards: two brothers have been shot to death.

Meanwhile, on the station platforms, Jim Stringer meets the Lost Luggage Porter, humblest among the railway's employees. He tells Jim a tale which leads him to the roughest part of town, a place where the police constables always walk in twos. Jim is off on the trail of pickpockets, 'station loungers' and other small fry of the York Underworld.

Then, in a tiny, one-room pub with a badly smoking fire, Jim enters the orbit of a dangerous, disturbed villain who is playing for much higher stakes.

Original title: The Lost Luggage Porter
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur

Edition #1: The Lost Luggage Porter

The Lost Luggage Porter (2006)
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Language: English

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The Lost Luggage Porter (2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571219039
Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.2 x 1.0
Pages: 296

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