By Georgette Heyer
"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding satisfaction to me... i've got seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a posh from the note 'Go'."
-Dorothy L. Sayers
Slumped on a seat lower than an oak tree is outdated Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet via his head.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. might the assassin were the useless man's niece? or even it was once the opposite city solicitor? The couple on the farm had a to blame secret-what was once it? And why is it another person truly wants to be the top suspect?
Add to this the truth that Warrenby was once blackmailing anyone, and Hemingway has his paintings lower 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 historic fiction. Her barrister husband, Ronald Rougier, supplied the various plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English state condominium mysteries comparable to Agatha Christie. Heyer used to be mythical for her examine, old accuracy, creative plots, and glowing characterization.