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Old 15th October 2014, 11:40 AM   #4761
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And thus my aging memory fails me....
It happens to us all.
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May I please have more information on this publisher? Perhaps the books are available on this side of the pond.
Pan-McMillian, they list her books here and ship worldwide AFAIK. However they're Stg£15, and attempting an order gets the message that it'll be dispatched when available so they may not all be in print.

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I encountered my first Manning Coles book on my parents' bookshelves, sometime about 1955. I got hooked immediately.
I was recommended him by Michael Gallagher in Murder Ink a few years ago, when RM started to reprint him.
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Another series author who just came to mind: Maurice Proctor, whose character was DCI Harry Martineau.
I think I read Hell Is a City year ago, I must have a look for more. Thanks.
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Old 15th October 2014, 12:07 PM   #4762
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they're Stg£15

What does this mean??
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Old 15th October 2014, 01:14 PM   #4763
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What does this mean??
Fifteen pounds Sterling.
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Old 15th October 2014, 05:04 PM   #4764
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Aha. It was "Stg" that left me confused. "£15" would have been clear.

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Old 16th October 2014, 09:29 AM   #4765
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I am reading, No Easy Day, By Mark Owens. So far it is interesting, especially how the Obama administration prolonged them from rescuing Capt. Philips because he did not want the pirates killed. It almost allowed Osama Bin Laden to escape because it dragged its feet on giving the go ahead for the mission to take place and again it was because they did not want Bin Laden killed.
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Starting into Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, by Edith Hamilton
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