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Patricia Wentworth

8 Reviews

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Miss Silver Series, Fiction, Crime & mystery, Classic crime

A classic golden age mystery, and the twelfth book in the hugely popular Miss Silver series.

CLASSIC GOLDEN AGE MYSTERY, PERFECT FOR FANS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE

When a blackmailer is stabbed at his own celebration, Miss Silver must find the guilty party

'Ranks with the best of the golden-age detectives' Daily Mail

When the menacing Gregory Porlock invites a group of unacquainted friends into his home, no one is quite sure what to expect.

But after the host himself is stabbed in the back it soon becomes clear to all that he was a blackmailer.

Every person in his house has something to hide, and many have good reason for wishing Porlock ill. It is up to Miss Silver to see through the lies and determine which guest made certain the party was really over.

'A first-rate storyteller' Daily Telegraph

'With her gift for spinning an intriguing story, leavened by a young romance, Wentworth never disappoints and often, as here, exceeds expectations' Daily Mail

'You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver' Observer

'Miss Silver is marvellous' Daily Mail


'Better than Miss Marple' Mary Stewart


'A particular favourite' Andrew Taylor


'Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying' Scotsman


'Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot' Manchester Evening News

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Praise for Spotlight

  • Ranks with the best of the golden-age detectives - Daily Mail

  • A first-rate storyteller - Daily Telegraph

  • You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver - Observer

  • Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail

  • Better than Miss Marple

  • A particular favourite

  • Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying - Scotsman

  • Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News

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