By Georgette Heyer
Who could kill the appropriate gentleman?
When Ernest Fletcher is located bludgeoned to demise in his learn, everyone seems to be stunned and mystified: Ernest used to be good cherished and revered, so who may have a cause for killing him?
Superintendent Hannasyde, with consummate ability, uncovers one soiled little mystery after one other, and with them, a bunch of individuals who all have purposes for short of Fletcher lifeless. Then, a moment homicide is devoted, giving a ugly twist to a really strange case, and Hannasyde realizes he is up opposed to a killer on a mission...
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A Blunt Instrument by Georgette Heyer