About this book
Paperback edition of the latest case for Jim Stringer, the railway detective. WWI has begun, and Stringer is enlisted into the army. But one of his fellow soldiers is murdered even before they depart for France. On the first day of the Somme, Stringer must try and solve the mystery whilst fighting on the front line. Over 150,000 copies of books in the series have been sold. 'An engaging read, with plenty of tension and atmosphere.' "Daily Mail"
On the first day of the Somme enlisted railwayman Jim Stringer lies trapped in a shell hole. He calculates his chances of survival - even before they departed for France, a member of Jim's unit had been found dead. During the stand-off that follows, Jim and his comrades must operate by night the vitally important trains.
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