'Tis the season-to be dead...
A vacation get together takes on a sinister element whilst the colourful collection of visitors discovers there's a killer of their midst. the landlord of the titanic property, that previous Scrooge Nathaniel Herriard, is located stabbed within the again. whereas the fragile topic of inheritance may be the key to this crime, the genuine conundrum is how any of the suspects can have entered a locked room to dedicate the foul deed.
For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland backyard, the research is advanced through the truth that each visitor is hiding something-throwing all in their testimony into query and casting suspicion in every single place. The smart and bold crime will mystify readers, but the answer's in undeniable sight all along...
Praise for Georgette Heyer:
"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding satisfaction to me...I have seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a posh from the be aware 'Go'." - Dorothy L. Sayers
"A author of significant wit and style." - Daily Telegraph
"Ms. Heyer is likely one of the such a lot interesting writers i've got ever ready." - Reading Extravaganza
"Miss Heyer has the pleasant expertise of mixing humor with mystery." - Boston night Transcript
Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty books, together with Regency Romances, mysteries, and old fiction. Her barrister husband Ronald Rougier, supplied the various plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English state condominium mysteries akin to Agatha Christie. Heyer used to be mythical for her learn, old accuracy, creative plots, and glowing characterizations.