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Borough Treasurer

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By: (1863-1935)

Borough Treasurer follows the story of a young man named Harold Hazlehurst who is appointed as the borough treasurer of a small town. As he settles into his new role, he uncovers a tangled web of corruption and deceit within the town's government.

The author, Joseph Smith Fletcher, does a commendable job of building suspense and keeping readers engaged with unexpected twists and turns in the plot. The characters are well-developed and believable, adding depth to the story.

While the pacing of the book can be a bit slow at times, the overall payoff is worth it as the mystery unravels and secrets are revealed. Fletcher's writing style is descriptive and engaging, making it easy for readers to visualize the scenes and immerse themselves in the story.

Overall, Borough Treasurer is a captivating mystery novel that will keep readers guessing until the very end. Fans of suspenseful thrillers and detective stories will enjoy this well-crafted tale of intrigue and deception.

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Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket and even been elected as Mayor and Treasurer of the borough. But when an ex-detective moves to town, 30 years of respectability is suddenly threatened by revelations from the past.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - May 26, 2016
Subject: borough treasurer
another of Fletcher's better tales, with Maryanne's usual wonderful reading.

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