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 posh from the observe 'Go'."
-Dorothy L. Sayers
Slumped on a seat less than an oak tree is previous Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet via his head.
Everybody within the village is able to inform leader Inspector Hemingway who did it. may possibly the assassin were the useless man's niece? or even it used to be the opposite city solicitor? The couple on the farm had a to blame secret-what used to be it? And why is it another person really wants to be the major suspect?
Add to this the truth that Warrenby was once blackmailing somebody, and Hemingway has his paintings reduce out for him.
"Georgette Heyer is moment to none in her skill to make detective tales entertaining."
Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty books, together with Regency romances, mysteries, and old fiction. Her barrister husband, Ronald Rougier, supplied the various plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English state residence mysteries comparable to Agatha Christie. Heyer was once mythical for her study, historic accuracy, artistic plots, and gleaming characterization.