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By Georgette Heyer

a sublime card get together turns deadly...

Inspector Hemingway has his paintings lower out for him while a probably civilized video game of replica Bridge results in a double homicide. The crimes look exact, yet have been they conducted by means of an identical hand? issues develop into much more complex whilst the fiancée of the inspector's younger buddy Timothy Kane turns into Hemingway's best suspect. Kane is decided to end up the lady's innocence-but while he starts digging into her prior, he unearths it truly is greater than a bit shady...

Praise for Georgette Heyer:

"Ranks along such incomparable whodunit authors as Christie, Marsh, Tey, and Allingham." -San Francisco Chronicle

"The wittiest of detective tale writers." -Daily Mail

"Pungent discussion and A1 characterization." -Time magazine

"Ms. Heyer is without doubt one of the so much unique writers i've got ever read." -Reading Extravaganza

"Miss Heyer has the pleasant expertise of mixing humor with mystery." -Boston night Transcript

The past due Georgette Heyer used to be a truly inner most lady. Her old novels have charmed and extremely joyful hundreds of thousands of readers for many years, even though she hardly reached out to the general public to debate her works or inner most lifestyles. it really is identified that she used to be born in Wimbledon in August 1902, and her first novel, The Black Moth, used to be released in 1921.

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