Death in Devon, Hardback
2 out of 5 (1 rating)


CREAM TEAS! SCHOOL DINNERS! SATANIC SURFERS! Join our heroes as they follow up a Norfolk Mystery with a bad case of ...DEATH IN DEVON.

Swanton Morley, the People's Professor, sets off for Devon to continue his history of England, The County Guides.

Morley's daughter Miriam and his assistant Stephen Sefton pack up the Lagonda for a trip to the English Riviera.

Morley has been invited to give the Founder's Day speech at All Souls School in Rousdon.

But when the trio arrive they discover that a boy has died in mysterious circumstances.

Was it an accident or was it - murder? Join Morley, Sefton and Miram on another adventure into the dark heart of 1930s England.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780007533145



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I am with Kate Vane the earliest negative reviewer on Amazon. Morley is just too awful and his awfulness overshadows anything interesting that happens in the book.I received a review copy of "The County Guides - Death in Devon" by Ian Sansom (HarperCollins UK, HarperPress/4th Estate/The Friday Project) through

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