Blood on the Line
The eighth novel in the Railway Detective series begins with the daring escape from a train of a notorious criminal. Two policemen are left dead on the railway line. Inspector Robert Colbeck has a special reason to take on the case, having tried to track down the villain for years without success. When his quarry flees to America, he reckons without the tenacity of Colbeck and his assistant, Sergeant Victor Leeming.