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Boat & Train Mysteries

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The setting for a mystery is always a crucial ingredient to the plot
There are few more evocative settings, particularly during the golden Age, than those set onboard trains or boats
The not only provide for the potential introduction of diverse characters but also provide unusual location opportunities
The most famous title is, of course, Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express
Below is a sample list  of well regarded authors and books
We always welcome suggestions for additions to the list - authors name hyperlinked takes you to their dedicated page

Author Title
Marian Babson Murder Sails at Midnight
Nicholas Blake The Widow's Cruise
Leo Bruce Dead Man's Shoes
Agatha Christie Death on the Nile
Freeman Wills Crofts Mystery in the Channel
Val Gielgud A Necessary End
C Daly King Obelists at Sea
Peter Lovesey The False Inspector Drew
Ngaio Marsh Singing in the Shrouds
John Rhode Death on the Boat Train
CP Snow Death Under Sail
Ethel Lina White The Wheel Spins

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