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By Georgette Heyer

"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding pride to me... i've got seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a complicated from the note 'Go'."
-Dorothy L. Sayers

Slumped on a seat below an oak tree is outdated Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet via his head.

Everybody within the village is able to inform leader Inspector Hemingway who did it. may perhaps the assassin were the useless man's niece? or maybe it was once the opposite city solicitor? The couple on the farm had a accountable secret-what used to be it? And why is it another individual really wants to be the major suspect?

Add to this the truth that Warrenby was once blackmailing somebody, and Hemingway has his paintings lower out for him.

"Georgette Heyer is moment to none in her skill to make detective tales entertaining."
-Sunday Times

Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty books, together with Regency romances, mysteries, and ancient fiction. Her barrister husband, Ronald Rougier, supplied the various plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English kingdom residence mysteries equivalent to Agatha Christie. Heyer used to be mythical for her learn, old accuracy, artistic plots, and gleaming characterization.

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