Beware This Boy

Beware This Boy

A Detective Inspector Tom Tyler Mystery

Book - 2012
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November, 1940. Tom Tyler, Detective Inspector of the small Shropshire town of Whitchurch, is a troubled man. Only months earlier, he lost his soldier son, not in combat, but to a murderous enemy spy. His marriage is over and the love of his life is far away, doing dangerous undercover work for MI6. So he jumps at the opportunity to help out in the nearby city of Birmingham, where an explosion in a munitions factory has killed or injured many helping with the war effort. At first it appears like an accident, but when Detective Tyler investigates, a darker story emerges.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c2012.
ISBN: 9780771043130
Branch Call Number: JENNI
Characteristics: 297 p. ; 23 cm.


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May 21, 2018

Good read. Classic Maureen Jennings mystery set in 1940 Britain and Inspector Tom Tyler.

Nov 16, 2016

The second book in the D. I. Tom Tyler series

Mar 16, 2015

The only thing I like about this is the familiar & loved setting. Fairly benign mystery.

BPLNextBestAdults Apr 01, 2013

Fans of the TV Murdoch mystery series will enjoy the first book in the trilogy by Maureen Jennings.
Detective Inspector Tom Tyler from Whitchurch is called in to help solve the investigation of an explosion in a munitions factory in the nearby town of Birmingham. Several of the female workers were badly injured and 4 were killed. The inspector has a strong sense that it might be the work of antiwar (World War 11) sympathizers. Appeal factors -wonderful period details, well drawn and credible characters and lots of twists and turns in the plot. I eagerly await book 2 in the series.

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