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Death on the
Death on the Derwent A Murder
Mystery set in Belper 1949 ISBN 0 9530419 2 1
formidable schoolmistress Miss Florence Calder and her
small, cantankerous, hunchbacked sister Miss Madge, as
they detect and attempt to unmask a clever murderer in the
leafy, ivy-clad, quaint and quieter Belper of 1949.
entertaining blend of fact and fiction, set against the
skilfully described background of spectacular Derbyshire
scenery, is both an intriguing 'whodunit' and also a local
history. Atmospheric narrative will take you around the
nooks and crannies of the old mill town, in both bright
sunshine and also in menacing thick fog.
complete with a body in a boat, psychic phenomena in the
candle-lit haunted halls of the rambling old Bridge House
School, a seance, a conjuring trick and all ending in a
hilarious, colourful and quirky characters spanning the
social divide from the past poverty of Cowhill, to the
opulence of Bridge Hill, combine with suspense and
dramatic tension to produce a thoroughly enjoyable
thriller. 204 pages.
"So who has done it? Well Narvel has, but he'll
keep you guessing right up to the final breath."
Holmes, BBC Radio Derby