A Rakuten Company

More titles to consider

Shopping Cart



The latest in Andrew Martin"s much-loved "Jim Stringer, Steam Detective" series. "Andrew Martin has recreated an extraordinarily convincing world . . . Terrific." Daily TelegraphDecember, 1909. A train hits a snowdrift in the frozen Cleveland Hills. In the process of clearing the line a body is discovered, and so begins a dangerous case for struggling railway detective Jim Stringer, a case which will take him from the Highlands to Fleet Street to the mighty blast furnaces of Ironopolis.Jim"s faltering career hangs on whether he can solve the murder, but before long Jim finds himself fighting not just for his job, but also for his life . . ."A wonderful evocation of Edwardian Britain . . . Tough, scary and funny, this is a novel for anyone who loves a page-turning detective story." Independent on Sunday"Stringer is at the heart of a series of historical crime novels that shows no sign of running out of steam." Sunday Times

People who read this also enjoyed

Get a 1 year subscription
for / issue


Murder at Deviation Junction
Average rating
4 / 5
Death on the Rails!
March 29th, 2014
Yet another fine story out of Andrew Martin. I must say the Railway Detective stories get better every time. Carry on the good work.
Helpful? Yes | No | Report

1 review
Really good, twists galore
November 26th, 2013
This book, swings your mind too and fro like the traind themselves. A thoroughly good read
Helpful? Yes | No | Report

1 review

Read This On

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices:

  • IOS