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Found Wanting (2008) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

It begins with an innocent request.

One unremarkable winter morning, civil servant Richard Eusden is on his way to work in London when he is intercepted by his ex-wife, Gemma. She has sad news of his old friend, her other ex-husband, Marty Hewitson. Marty is dying, but needs one last favour done for him - now, today, at once.

Eusden reluctantly agrees. But what should be a simple errand soon it turns into a race for life - his and Marty's. It takes him across Belgium, Germany and Denmark and on into the Nordic heart of a mystery that somehow connects Marty's long dead grandfather, Clem Hewitson, an Isle of Wight police officer, with the tragic fate of the Russian Royal Family, murdered ninety years earlier.

To his dismay, Eusden discovers that he can trust no one, not even his old, dying friend, in his battle with those who are determined to steal the secret they believe he and Marty hold, and who will kill for it if they have to. Every move Eusden makes threatens to be a step closer to disaster. But move he must if he is to escape the clutches of history. It is his only hope.

Eusden's pursuit of the truth takes him, and the reader, on a lightning tour of Europe while harking back to the savage and terrifying events which have cast a blight on the continent's future for so long.

Original title: Found Wanting
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: Found Wanting

Found Wanting (2008)
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Language: English

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Found Wanting (September 11, 2008)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: UK
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 9780593060230
Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.4 in
Pages: 352

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