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By Georgette Heyer

ISBN-10: 0099493659

ISBN-13: 9780099493655

ISBN-10: 0745172245

ISBN-13: 9780745172248

ISBN-10: 0755108922

ISBN-13: 9780755108923

ISBN-10: 1402218001

ISBN-13: 9781402218002

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 few issues that you're assured if you choose up a Georgette Heyer novel of any style are distinct characters and a fast paced plot."
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Sally said. ‘Of course. Have you never felt the fascination of fear? ’ Helen said. ‘ This is too awful. ’ ‘ Take some bicarbonate,’ he advised. ‘Meanwhile, I’m going home to bed. Oh, did I say thank you for the cigarettes? ’ ‘In Berlin,’ replied Helen listlessly. ‘Well, he isn’t,’ said Neville. ’ She came to her feet in one swift movement, paper-white, staring at him. ‘You couldn’t have! ’ ‘Yes, I saw him,’ murmured Neville. He was by the window, a hand on the curtain. Helen moved quickly to detain him.

Knocked Ernie on the head. ’ A sound between a scream and a whimper broke from her. ‘Neville! Oh no! ’ He looked at her with a smile lilting on his mouth. ’ Her eyes searched his, while the colour receded slowly from her face. ’ she gasped. ‘I shouldn’t think you’d have the strength,’ he agreed. They were interrupted by the opening of the door. ’ ‘Yes, but I wouldn’t have been if I’d known you were, hell-cat,’ responded Neville sweetly. Miss Drew gave a contemptuous snort, and looked critically at her sister.

Hardly,’ said Hannasyde. ’ ‘No, nor there wasn’t anything like that going on,’ said the Inspector. ’ ‘It’s my belief those footprints’ll be found to be highly irrelevant,’ said Hemingway obstinately. ‘All we want is this georgette heyer chap your man – what’s-his-name? – Glass saw making off. ’ Hannasyde cocked an eyebrow at him. ’ ‘I don’t like the set-up. Ordinary, that’s what it is. And I don’t like the smashed skull. Just doesn’t appeal to me. ’ Hannasyde smiled a little. ‘I repeat, there are points.

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