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6 edition of Poison in the Pen found in the catalog.

Poison in the Pen

Patricia Wentworth

Poison in the Pen

  • 295 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Harpercollins (Mm) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9241634M
    ISBN 100061044075
    ISBN 109780061044076
    OCLC/WorldCa35193437

    It would be very much resented in the village. It was at these moments that he allowed himself to look back, and he never had to look for long. Similarly, it is striking that, although only two of the books selected from the years before were written by women, female authors wrote, or co-wrote, a much higher proportion of novels during the next three decades. The cousins I was staying with were going. A pleasant gurgling child. She had, in fact, so many virtues that the absence of just one might be considered to weigh lightly in the scales.

    One of her prized pieces of jewellery which changes description with each book. Vivid, suspenseful, and capped with an ending that begs a sequel, this is a great first step on the way to the historical fiction A-list. This is not an encyclopedia. Carpet and curtains repeated as nearly as possible the colour and pattern of those which had originally companioned the furniture, their predominant shade a cheerful peacock-blue, modified in the carpet by wreaths of pink and yellow flowers. He has occasionally seen her home from the Manor or after some village do. She has no near relations of her own, and she went to Tilling because Jack Rodney had an elderly cousin there who offered her a home.

    They carry all of my books, in all formats hardcover, trade paperback, mass-market paperback, audiobook, U. Excerpted from Poison in the Pen by Patricia Wentworth. At his darkest hour Mrs. Needham had been telling her, with some additions of her own.


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Hugo never considered himself a violent man, but Daniel's constant dismissal of Tommy brings all his protective instincts to the surface.

James's private detective Cordelia Grey is summoned to solve the mystery of these threatening epistles — and soon finds herself having to investigate the actress's murder.

Aunt Renie is so kind, but she is inclined to be over anxious and to take a gloomy view. The photographs in frames of silver, of plush, of silver filagree on plush, testified to this. She had a great many devoted friends.

What is the family at the Manor? As the verdict says, she was off her balance, and the thing that drove her off her balance is patent.

She has never had any responsibilities, because Aunt Esther did everything, so she gets nervous. Yes-but not the same ones all the time. She doesn't make a parade of her mourning, but she was very fond of her husband and she is devoted to the little boy.

Although I have not written this book primarily with the most widely read connoisseurs of the genre in mind, I hope that even they will find books and trivia with which they are unfamiliar. Emmott in a resigned voice. A convenient label is not a guarantee of literary quality, or even that the puzzle in the story is markedly original.

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My hope is to encourage an increasing number of readers to share my delight in the diverse riches that classic crime fiction has to offer. Reader Reviews. As a matter of fact Joyce was worried, and I would rather like to talk the business over with you.

But as a matter of fact she met him abroad some years ago when she was first married. If you do decide to read the books make sure you keep an eye on her 'bog oak brooch'.

She hastened to remark that little David had a very brown and wholesome look. Although they were both written during roughly the same time the Christie books are far superior. He smiled with a spice of malice. This is an exemplary reference book sure to lead readers to gems of mystery and detective fiction.

Her eyes were brown and soft, and she had cheeks like rosy apples. Putting things into words straightens them out, and-you are always stimulating! Apparently some 50 local residents contacted the police to say that they thought they recognised the handwriting. I think it might make her position there impossible.

All rights reserved. She had come in to do some needlework for Miss Wayne. The law does not call that sort of thing murder. Novels published in that series come, unsurprisingly, from authors born or writing in Britain, and this presented me with a dilemma.

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This book does not pretend to be the last word on its subject—far from it. It is she who really does the housekeeping-young Mrs. The stream passes under a bridge and falls over rocks to this lake they speak of. Such hard-to-find copies may be out of the reach of most readers, but it is a source of delight to the British Library, and to me, that titles in the Crime Classics series, so attractively packaged, are themselves now being widely collected.An interesting concept handled reasonably well, reaching interesting new places in the HP world.

Things go rather too easy for our hero though - unrealistically so - but I guess that's part of the wish-fulfilment draw of some fanfics/5.

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