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Gunrunner / Graham Ison.

By: Ison, Graham [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Ison, Graham, Brock and Poole mystery: book 11.Publisher: Surron, Surrey : Severn House, 2011Edition: 1st world ed.Description: 188 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780727880956; 9781847513830.Subject(s): Brock, Harry (Fictitious character : Ison) -- Fiction | Poole, Dave (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- England -- London -- Fiction | Smuggling -- Investigation -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.Summary: "On Christmas Day, Detective Chief Inspector Harry Brock{u2019}s celebrations are interrupted when he is called to a murder in a car park at Heathrow Airport. The victim is businesswoman Kerry Hammond who has been stabbed to death in her top-of-the-range Jaguar. During the course of a complex investigation Brock and his assistant, Detective Sergeant Dave Poole, discover that there is much more to Kerry Hammond than at first was apparent. Not only does she have a string of lovers, but her estate agent husband is not what he at first appears to be. It is not long before Brock and his team uncover a gunrunning operation that stretches from the South of France to Central London. The arrests that follow lead them to a shadowy figure in Bethnal Green who is believed to be the mastermind. Faced with a plethora of suspects, each is eventually eliminated until Kerry Hammond{u2019}s killer is finally arrested." --www.grahamison.co.uk.
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<p> A Brock and Poole Mystery - On Christmas Day, Detective Chief Inspector Brock's celebrations are interrupted when he is called to a murder at Heathrow Airport. Kerry Hammond was due to fly out to New York with her husband - but never made it further than the car park. Brock and his sidekick, DS Dave Poole, put Kerry's husband at the top of their suspect list, but the case becomes increasingly complex, and they find themselves embroiled in a complex case of smuggling that stretches from the South of France to Central London . . .</p>

"On Christmas Day, Detective Chief Inspector Harry Brock{u2019}s celebrations are interrupted when he is called to a murder in a car park at Heathrow Airport. The victim is businesswoman Kerry Hammond who has been stabbed to death in her top-of-the-range Jaguar. During the course of a complex investigation Brock and his assistant, Detective Sergeant Dave Poole, discover that there is much more to Kerry Hammond than at first was apparent. Not only does she have a string of lovers, but her estate agent husband is not what he at first appears to be. It is not long before Brock and his team uncover a gunrunning operation that stretches from the South of France to Central London. The arrests that follow lead them to a shadowy figure in Bethnal Green who is believed to be the mastermind. Faced with a plethora of suspects, each is eventually eliminated until Kerry Hammond{u2019}s killer is finally arrested." --www.grahamison.co.uk.

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