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The Expendability Doctrine
The Expendability Doctrine, the first novel in the Inspector Hawthorne series, is about Hawthorne's investigation into the murder of wealthy oil developer Keith Connors and the international intrigues which surround both it and the victim's wife. Hilary Connors, a separated alcoholic, in the seaside town of Andall, is duped into taking part in a plan to murder her husband Keith. Set against the background of an international fuel crisis, the contract ...