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The Murder that Defeated Whitechapel’s Sherlock Holmes: At Mrs Ridgley’s Corner

Published in April 2018 by Pen and Sword Books, this is the remarkable case of the murder of a woman in her Hertfordshire shop in 1919. After a woeful investigation by the local police, Scotland Yard sends in Fred Wensley, widely regarded as Britain’s cleverest detective.  Set amidst the post-war period of austerity and political uncertainty, the book lays bare the vagaries of rural policing. Click HERE to order your copy on Amazon.

Also available on Kindle HERE

Book cover At Mrs Ridgley's Corner
At Mrs Ridgley's Corner