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Dead Man’s Walk – An Oxford Murder Mystery Inspired by the Creations of Colin Dexter

by Antony James

£2 from each book sold goes to the Colin Dexter Memorial Fund

Published 29th September 2017 (pre-order now)


Product Description

This new novel featuring Endeavour Morse, the first since The Remorseful Day in 1999, follows closely in the grand tradition of Colin Dexter’s original creation.

Set in 1971, Detective Sergeant Morse is confronted by two deaths along Dead Man’s Walk. He feels that they are connected to the Oxford Martyrs of the 1550s.

There are clues and red-herrings aplenty as Morse uses his detective skills to be metaphorically furlongs ahead of the field, albeit on the wrong racecourse.

For Morse there is romance, an unpleasant academic with which to contend, beer in copious quantities, opera, a crossword-type clue, and even an appearance by a boy named Dexter, but above all there is a murder mystery puzzle, set against the backdrop of 1970s Oxford, which only he can solve.

Recommended for all those who love Oxford and lament the passing of Inspector Morse in book form.

Please note that this is not an official Colin Dexter novel, but a piece of fan-fiction in the style of Colin Dexter. It is published by the Inspector Morse Society with £2 from each copy sold going to the Colin Dexter Memorial Fund. For more details see www.inspector-morse.com.

Additional Information

Weight 404 g
Dimensions 21.0 × 14.8 × 1.7 cm

Antony James








Irregular Special Press




29th September 2017