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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...
The Earl of Burford can’t believe his luck; Rex Ransom, his favourite star from the ‘talkies’, and his hot-shot producer, Haggermeir, want to film their next feature at Alderley, the family’s seventeenth-century country estate. Somewhat less enthusiastic is the Coun...
And then there were eight…
Understandably, Lord Burford had some misgivings about hosting another house party at Alderley, his beautiful country mansion. After all, the previous two could at best be described as disastrous, since a couple of their guests were unceremoniously bump...
After an eventful year, Persimmon ‘Simmy’ Brown is trying to put her tragic past behind her. But just when she thinks her life is coming together, it begins to unravel at the seams. With the delivery of a bouquet of flowers to an elderly lady – complete with a mysterious ...
Christmas Eve, 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man committing suicide on a busy London street. The following day, the Prime Minister's office receives a letter threatening a massive loss of life if certain demands are not met - and the writer mentions Maisie by n...
Part of the series:
The Maisie Dobbs Mystery Series