Author:Penny, Rupert ( Pseudonym for Ernest Basil Charles Thornett who also wrote as Martin Tanner )

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Policeman's Holiday - a Chief Inspector Beale Story

By: Penny, Rupert ( Pseudonym for Ernest Basil Charles Thornett who also wrote as Martin Tanner )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: England, UK: Ramble House Mystery, 1937 ( Actually 2009 ), 1st Ramble House Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152251

ISBN: 1605430439

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, faint crease on front cover, Rupert Penny wrote 9 novels between 1936 and 1941 with 8 of them featuring the thoughtful Chief-Inspector Beale and his sidekickTony Purdon, ---" Inspector Beale has seen many brutal crimes in his career, but this one takes the cake. The body of a young woman is seen, then it disappears, then it pops up again, only this time the head, and lower arms and legs have been cut off and are missing. Instead, tennis rack covers are taped to the neck and the two upper arms. But not the legs. So far, it's ... View more info

She Had to Have Gas - a Chief Inspector Beale Story

By: Penny, Rupert ( Pseudonym for Ernest Basil Charles Thornett who also wrote as Martin Tanner )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: England, UK: Ramble House Mystery, 1939 ( Actually 2009 ), 1st Ramble House Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151269

ISBN: 1605433837

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, Rupert Penny wrote 9 novels between 1936 and 1941 with 8 of them featuring the thoughtful Chief-Inspector Beale and his sidekickTony Purdon, ---" Inspector Beale has seen many brutal crimes in his career, but this one takes the cake. The body of a young woman is seen, then it disappears, then it pops up again, only this time the head, and lower arms and legs have been cut off and are missing. Instead, tennis rack covers are taped to the neck and the two upper arms. But not the legs. So far, it's just one of the goriest crimes he and his journ... View more info