1857. Jeremy Oxley, con-man, thief and murderer, is being escorted on a train to his appointment with the hangman. However, a daring rescue is about to take place and cold-blooded murder is on the cards. It is another puzzling case for the railway detective Robert Colbeck and his deputy Victor Leeming.
Railway detective series
Leeming, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Railroad travel -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.