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The Excursion Train


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Set in Victorian England and rich in historical detail, The Excursion Train will hold you captivated from the beginning to the end of its journey.

About the Author

Edward Marston was born and brought up in Wales. He read Modern History at Oxford then lectured in the subject for three years before becoming a full-time freelance writer. His first historical mystery, The Queen's Head, was published in 1988, launching the Nicholas Bracewell series. Sam Dastor was born in Mumbai, studied English at Cambridge and trained at RADA. His early theatrical experience included a spell at the National Theatre under Sir Laurence Olivier. Dastor's many television appearances include Claudius, Yes, Minister, Mountbatten, Julius Caesar and Fortunes of War. He has also appeared in the films Made, Jinnah and Such A Long Journey, has recorded over 1000 broadcasts for the BBC and read numerous audiobooks.


'Marston continues to produce historical crime writing of the first order, replete with authentic period detail, a vivid cast of characters, and a plot that makes for compulsive reading.' -- The Good Book Guide
'Told with great colour and panache ... This is how history mysteries should be: fine storytelling, marvellous characters and a sneaky mystery, too.' -- Sherlock Magazine

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