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Danger Point

Patricia Wentworth

CLASSIC GOLDEN AGE MYSTERY PERFECT FOR FANS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE

The first wife died suddenly. Without Miss Silver's help the new bride may be about to meet a similar fate

'Ranks with the best of the golden-age detectives' Daily Mail

Maud Silver demure private eye is on a train to London when a young woman in a state of shock bursts into her compartment. She is Lisle Jerningham a newlywed with a fortune - which may be about to get her killed.

Lisle explains that she fled her home in a hurry after overhearing a sinister conversation. Her new husband's first wife died in an apparent accident and the resultant infusion of cash saved his family home. Now he's broke again - and she fears he is attempting to engineer a second convenient mishap.

Whether the widower is bent on a second murder or his young wife is being paranoid no one is clear. But if Lisle is in danger it is up to Miss Silver to find out.

'A first-rate storyteller' Daily Telegraph

'You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver' Observer

'Miss Silver is marvellous' Daily Mail

'Better than Miss Marple' Mary Stewart

'A particular favourite' Andrew Taylor

'Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious her characterization acute her solution satisfying' Scotsman

'Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot' Manchester Evening News

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  • Classification : THRILLER, CRIME & MYSTERY
  • Pub Date : AUG 9, 2018
  • Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Page Extent : 320
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781473673892
  • Price : INR 799
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Patricia Wentworth

Patricia Wentworth (born Dora Amy Elles) was a British crime fiction writer. She was educated privately and at Blackheath High School in London. She wrote a series of 32 classic-style whodunnits featuring Miss Silver, the first of which was published in 1928, and the last in 1961, the year of her death. Wentworth also wrote 34 books outside of that series.

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