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  • A Lesson in Dying

  • Inspector Ramsay, Book 1
  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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Summary

A Lesson in Dying is the first mystery novel in the Inspector Ramsay series by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series.

Who hung the headmaster in the playground on the night of the school Halloween Party?

Almost everyone in Heppleburn either hated or feared the viper-tongued Harold Medburn. Inspector Ramsay is convinced it was the headmaster’s enigmatic wife but Jack Robson, school governor and caretaker, is determined to prove her innocence.

With the help of his restless daughter Patty, Jack digs into the secrets of Heppleburn, and uncovers a cesspit of lies, adultery, blackmail and madness...

©1990 Ann Cleeves (P)2017 Macmillan Publishers International Limited

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  • 05-08-22

Ann Cleeves LoversBeware

Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite writers and I was so happy to see her old books come up on Audible. Big mistake! This book is so far below the quality of her more recent works that it’s hard to believe she wrote it.

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