By Georgette Heyer
"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding pride to me... i've got seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a posh from the notice 'Go'."
-Dorothy L. Sayers
Slumped on a seat less than an oak tree is previous Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet via his head.
Everybody within the village is able to inform leader Inspector Hemingway who did it. may perhaps the assassin were the useless man's niece? or maybe it used to be the opposite city solicitor? The couple on the farm had a responsible secret-what was once it? And why is it another individual truly wants to be the leading suspect?
Add to this the truth that Warrenby used to be blackmailing an individual, and Hemingway has his paintings lower out for him.
"Georgette Heyer is moment to none in her skill to make detective tales entertaining."
Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty books, together with Regency romances, mysteries, and old fiction. Her barrister husband, Ronald Rougier, supplied some of the plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English state residence mysteries equivalent to Agatha Christie. Heyer was once mythical for her study, old accuracy, creative plots, and glowing characterization.