Standing In The Shadows With The Ghost Of Emmett Till

Standing In The Shadows With The Ghost Of Emmett Till A J T Ellington Mystery October Joseph Tremaine Ellington a pound a day plus expenses inquiry agent A man used to doing favours and for looking after the problems his shadowy clients would li

  • Title: Standing In The Shadows With The Ghost Of Emmett Till
  • Author: M.P. Wright
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A J T Ellington Mystery.October 1967 Joseph Tremaine Ellington, a 10 pound a day plus expenses inquiry agent A man used to doing favours and for looking after the problems his shadowy clients would like to forget about Ellington is once again drawn into a seedy half world inhabited by shady pastors, con men, bent coppers and small time villains Asked to investigaA J T Ellington Mystery.October 1967 Joseph Tremaine Ellington, a 10 pound a day plus expenses inquiry agent A man used to doing favours and for looking after the problems his shadowy clients would like to forget about Ellington is once again drawn into a seedy half world inhabited by shady pastors, con men, bent coppers and small time villains Asked to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young Jamaican man, Solomon Till Ellington becomes embroiled in a dangerous case riddled with racism and forbidden interracial relationships.

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    1. This story is set on the last Friday of October 1967, the 27th to be precise. JT Ellington has finished a dull week in PI work and is looking forward to a drink. He is sought out by a messenger from the local clergyman, he is almost dragged before the minister to undertake a delicate job, to return a lost sheep to the fold. The reason God's shepherd wants Ellington to do the work is that the missing youngster has got himself embroiled into the darker world that someone like Ellington rubs should [...]

    2. Standing In The Shadows With The Ghost Of Emmett Till is a short story in the fantastic JT Ellington series.Set in Bristol in 1967,Emmett Till is a story of brutal racism and forbidden interracial relationships which unfolds. Bajun detective, Joseph Tremaine Ellington is begrudgingly accosted onto the case by Ashton Barrett, a foul and unpleasant man. Beginning at the intriguing 'Bamboo club', a meeting ground for those who have migrated from the Caribbean islands, Ellington is well aware that t [...]

    3. A short story featuring JT Ellington, West Indian ex-Policeman who we first met in Heartman. Set in Bristol in 1967. A clergyman asks via Rank Barrett if JT can help return a member of the parish return to the flock. Solomon is having an inter-racial relationship and it is frowned upon from all sides. As ever the story is highly descriptive and easy reading. Look out for All Through the Night the next book in the trilogy out in April.

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