Most of Marion's relations would prefer her dead, and one of them will not stop at murder . . . Classic crime in stunning new packaging.
Martin Brand's relatives are furious that he's left his large estate to his niece, Marion, whom he had only met once. And Marion is upset that she has to share her new home with Martin's family. Then a body is found on the beach wearing her coat. Fortunately Miss Silver is on the scene.
...some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery - Alfred Hitchcock Magazine
Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail
You can t go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. - Observer
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller - Daily Telegraph
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
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News
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.