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The Dying Fall (abridged)

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Title:The Dying Fall (abridged)
Aubrey-Fletcher, Sir Henry Lancelot  Writing under the pseudonym: Wade, Henry   
(3 of 4 for author by title)
No Friendly Drop (Inspector Poole #3)
The Duke of York's Steps (Inspector Poole #2)
Published:   1959
Publisher:Best Seller Mystery Magazine
Tags:crime, fiction, mystery

Charles Rathlyn was a sportsman whose luck ran in cycles. He lost his horse and everything he owned in the famed Royal Cup steeplechase; a few weeks later he had met and married a wealthy woman, and was leading a peacefully happy life. Then he met a girl who made him dangerously restive, and stirred his wife to a jealous rage. When his wife falls to a violent death, the stage is set for one of the most shocking climaxes in recent crime fiction. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:115 Info

Author Bio for Aubrey-Fletcher, Sir Henry Lancelot

Major Sir Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Baronet

(September 10, 1887 – May 30, 1969)

also known by his pen name Henry Wade, was Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire from 1954 to 1961. He was one of the leading authors during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction and a founding member of the Detection Club.

He was educated at Eton College and New College, Oxford.

He fought in both the First World War and Second World War with the Grenadier Guards, being awarded the Distinguished Service Order and French Croix de guerre in 1917. He was a member of Buckinghamshire County Council and appointed High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1925.--Wikipedia.

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