For fans of the golden age of the English detective story, this is a charming and quirky blend of Agatha Christie, PG Wodehouse and Gosford Park - an affectionate tribute to the classic country-house mysteries of the inter-war years.
It is the 1930s, and a house party is taking place at A...
Disney has "Mickey Mouse". Lamaar Studios has "Rambunctious Rabbit"... but the man in the rabbit suit is dead.
When the actor wearing the costume of the cherished mascot is murdered at Lamaar Studio's theme park Familyland, the executives are anxious to protect ...
"The funnies call it the syndicate. The goons and hustlers call it the Outfit. You call it the organization... But I don't care if you call yourselves the Red Cross, you owe me forty-five thousand dollars and you'll pay me back whether you like it or not."
You probably h...
During his time as an inspector with the Paris Surete, Monsieur Pamplemousse had been 'in at the death' on more than one occasion, but even he had to admit that the phrase took on an entirely new meaning when he was present at the spectacular ending to Cuisine de Chavignol, France's premie...
April, 1933. To the costermongers of London, Eddie Pettit is simply a gentle soul with a near-magical gift for working with horses. When he is killed in a violent accident, the costers are skeptical about the cause of his death, and recruit Maisie Dobbs to investigate.
Maisie, who has k...
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