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Grey Mask

Patricia Wentworth

CLASSIC GOLDEN AGE MYSTERY PERFECT FOR FANS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE

Miss Silver must foil a plot to murder a beautiful young heiress

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

Furious at being jilted at the altar by his once-fiancé Margaret Langton, Charles Moray left England behind him. Now, four years later, he returns to his family home, only to find it unlocked and with a light burning in one of its abandoned rooms.

Eavesdropping, Charles soon discovers that a criminal gang has been using his house to plan a vicious crime. The target is the beautiful Margot Standing, who is due to inherit a considerable fortune. And what's more he recognises the voices of one of the conspirators - his lost love Margaret Langton.

How did Margaret come to be involved? And who is the terrifying masked man who has her in his thrall? Charles contacts Miss Silver to unravel the mysteries of the case and, if she can, save Margot Standings life.


'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

  • Classification : THRILLER, CRIME & MYSTERY
  • Pub Date : AUG 9, 2018
  • Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Page Extent : 304
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781473673953
  • 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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