Jill Paton Walsh triumphantly completes Dorothy L. Sayers' last unfinished detective novel, featuring Lord Peter Wimsey and his new wife, Harriet Vane.
'An engrossing, intelligent and provocative novel in the guise of a conventional mystery' - New York Times Book Review
'A superb job of seamless collaboration. Thrones, Dominations is pure pleasure.' - Wall Street Journal
1936. Lord Peter Wimsey has returned from his honeymoon, eager to settle into married life with his cherished new wife, the novelist Harriet Vane.
As they become part of fashionable London society they encounter the glamorous socialite Rosamund Harwell and her wealthy impressario husband Laurence. Unlike the Wimseys, Rosamund and Laurence are not in love - and all too soon, one of them is dead.
It is a murder that only Lord Peter Wimsey can solve . . .
An engrossing, intelligent and provocative novel in the guise of a conventional mystery - New York Times Book Review
Jill Paton Walsh has . . . given us a Lord Peter story in the true Sayers' style and tradition - The Week
Could this be the best book Dorothy L. Sayers never wrote? She has done a splendid job - certain to please the legions of Sayers loyalists as well as readers new to the Wimsey canon . . . the story is full of twists and connivance - Chicago Tribune
Undeniably fascinating reading for lovers of good crime novels - and, in particular, those who loved the Lord Peter Wimsey series - Liverpool Echo
A must for all Wimsey lovers, this beautifully written novel is a murder mystery in the style of Agatha Christie . . . A truly engaging read - Lancashire Evening Post
An admirable page-turner with some fascinating detail - Publishing News
Dorothy L Sayers was born in Oxford in 1893, and was both a classical scholar and a graduate in modern languages. As well as her popular Lord Peter Wimsey series, she wrote several religious plays, but considered her translations of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work. She died in 1957.