Acclaimed crime classics beautifully repackaged for a new generation of fans.
The Everton murder case has long been closed. The culprit has been charged with the murder of his uncle and has served a year of his sentence already. Or has he
The evidence against Geoffrey Grey is convincing but his wife believes in his innocence. And so does her young cousin, Hilary, who decides to solve the mystery herself.
But when Hilary herself is nearly murdered she turns in desperation to her ex-fiance for help. He calls upon the services of Miss Silver to help solve another mystery, which she does in her own original style.
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller - Daily Telegraph
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything - Paula Gosling
...some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery - Alfred Hitchcock magazine
Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying - The Scotsman
Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver - Observer
Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls.
After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.