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Headline Murder (Crampton of The Chronicle Mystery, #1)

Headline Murder (Crampton of The Chronicle Mystery, #1)

  • Title: Headline Murder (Crampton of The Chronicle Mystery, #1)
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  • ISBN : 9781785350726
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 257 pages


It s August 1962, and Colin Crampton, the Brighton Evening Chronicle s crime reporter, is desperate for a front page story But it s the silly season for news and the only tip off Crampton has is about the disappearance of the seafront s crazy golf proprietor, Arnold Trumper Crampton thinks the story is about as useful as a set of concrete water wings But when he learns It s August 1962, and Colin Crampton, the Brighton Evening Chronicle s crime reporter, is desperate for a front page story But it s the silly season for news and the only tip off Crampton has is about the disappearance of the seafront s crazy golf proprietor, Arnold Trumper Crampton thinks the story is about as useful as a set of concrete water wings But when he learns that Trumper s vanishing act is linked to an unsolved murder, he scents a front page scoop Powerful people are determined Crampton must not discover the truth But he is quite prepared to use every newspaper scam in the book to land his exclusive The trouble is it s his girlfriend, feisty Australian Shirley, who too often ends up on the wrong end when a scam goes wrong Crampton has to overcome dangers they never mentioned at journalism school before he writes his story Headline Murder will keep you guessing and smiling right to the last page


Author Peter Bartram

Peter Bartram brings years of experience as a journalist to his Crampton of the Chronicle crime mystery series His novels are fast paced and humorous the action is matched by the laughs The books feature a host of colourful characters as befits stories set in Brighton, one of Britain s most trend setting towns.You can download Murder in Capital Letters, a free book in the series, for your Kind




Headline Murder (Crampton of The Chronicle Mystery, #1) Reviews (23)

  • Headline Murder is a rather fun and well written cozy mystery set in 1960s Brighton It is a lot lighter, than the usual dark gritty crime I am drawn to I really enjoyed losing myself in the past, with the familiarity of Brighton and a cracking mystery.Colin Crampton is a reporter on one of the local [..]

  • Really enjoyed this book Easy , entertaining and pleasant read good story that kept me guessing reminded me of Simon Brett. [..]

  • Like the style of writing immediately Love his delivery of humor.Had to check about cappuccino in Brighton to see when they started to have this kind of drink since I didn t know about it until not too long ago.Didn t know that even then even a reporter has to produce Just like a salesman having to [..]

  • I would like to thank Peter Bartram for my free copy of his novella The book was short and sweet, an easy read It was fast paced, but perhaps too fast as I felt hyperactive and it did not give me time to warm up to the characters As a French Canadian, I also had some difficulty with some of the Brit [..]

  • I love the way Peter Bartram writes His humour in difficult situations with just the right amount of description of what s occurring has a perfect balance Headline Murder is the second Crampton of the Chronicle mystery I ve read and now I m eager to read the next instalment.I ve never been to Bright [..]

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