They hoped he would never come back . . . classic crime in stunning new livery.
Who was William Smith And why was Mavis Jones so horrified to see him
For seven years William had worked as a woodcarver for the local toyshop, ignorant of his true identity. The war had robbed him of his memory, and no one expected him to ever find the answer. So when he took his work to Evesleys Ltd, why was his life instantly in danger
When William makes the frightening discovery that there are people determined not to let his memory return whatever the cost, Miss Silver is called in to investigate. But will she uncover their treachery before Mavis strikes again...
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
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver - Observer
Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying - The Scotsman
Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail
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.