Classic cosy crime from a master of the genre now in stunning new retro packaging
To the innocent visitor the picturesque village of Greenings would appear to be a haven of tranquility. But every place has its secrets and beneath the calm surface lurk hidden resentments and dangerous passions. When a man is found lying face down in a nearby watersplash, the verdict is death by misadventure. But Miss Silver happens to be in the neighbourhood and she suspects foul play . . .
You can t go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. - Observer
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller - Daily Telegraph
Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail
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
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.