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Inspector West Alone by John Creasey

Inspector West Alone (1950)

by John Creasey

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I hesitated between 3 and 4 stars for this but went to 4 because my wife liked it. It has West kidnapped by ruthless criminals and much of it is very grim but it has a very emotionally satisfying ending. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0684143542, Hardcover)

The Inspector has been framed for murder! He is found by the police in an empty house with the body of a dead girl near him, battered with an axe bearing West's fingerprints, and the identification in his wallet is not his own! He risks his career, life and the safety of everyone close to him as he untangles this set-up.

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West has been lured into a horrific scenario. He found his face covered with scratches, his blood-stained clothes not his own, and an axe with his fingerprints all over it beside a dead young girl. The police had been called and Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard looked to be framed for murder. He discovers that the only way out is to assist a ruthless criminal organisation, and if he reveals all to his colleagues his family will be in terrible danger, but find a way out he must.… (more)

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