Flight to St Antony is a modern accurate aviation mystery/thriller where the detective Peter Talbert, an aviation insurance expert, is instrumental in solving the reason why an airliner with over two hundred people on board is forced to ditch at night in the Caribbean near the island of St Antony. There are only a few survivors, all from the rear of the aircraft and they were saved through the efforts of two stewardesses. Talbert is helped in his investigation by one of the stewardesses but the situation is complicated by the disappearance of one of the two crash recorders and the incorrect operation of the other. In addition a well know criminal and drug runner was travelling in the aircraft. By travelling to San Francisco, Seattle and back to the UK Talbert starts to gather valuable clues as to what might have happened. The stewardess is kidnapped and Peter not only manages to find and rescue her but also discovers the missing recorder. However the vital memory module with the conversation between the pilots is missing. Modern airliners are incredibly safe and it takes all Peter's expertise and understanding of human nature finally to establish what really happened. This is the fourth book in a series and Peter shows all his usual skills and aptitudes. A must read book for all lovers of crime, thrillers, mystery and aviation.
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Casemate Publishers & Book Distributors, LLC
September 04, 2012
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