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Meg leaned forward suddenly. There was a note of terror in her voice. “Bill—where—is—Robin?”

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Meg leaned forward suddenly. There was a note of terror in her voice. “Bill—where—is—Robin?”

Robin O’Hara never deserved his wife, Meg. He was unfaithful and involved in work that was just a little bit dangerous. When Meg reaches her limits and wants a divorce, Robin abruptly disappears and is presumed dead. Shortly after, Meg starts receiving messages that gives her the idea that reports of Robin’s death may be premature. When former beau, Bill Coverdale, comes back to London he is intent on winning Meg back. He just has to deal with foreboding about her missing husband, a crazy group of kidnappers, and saving her from a watery grave…

Dead or Alive was originally published in 1936, and is the first of the Frank Garrett mystery novels. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

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“When I pick up a book by Patricia Wentworth I think, now to enjoy myself—and I always do.” Mary Dell, DAILY MIRROR

Bibliographic Data

Category: Crime Fiction
Publication Date: July 2016
Territories: World ex US
ISBN: 978 1 911413 06 6 (ebook)/978 1 911413 05 9 (paperback)