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"We had better start ranking Heyer alongside such incomparable whodunit authors as Christie, Marsh, Tey and Allingham" (San Francisco Chronicle)
"Rarely have we seen humour and mystery so perfectly blended" (New York Times)
"Sharp, clear and witty" (The New Yorker)
"Heyer's characters and dialogue are an abiding delight to me ... I have seldom met people to whom I have taken so violent a fancy from the word "Go"" (Dorothy L. Sayers)
"The wittiest of detective writers" (Daily Mail) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Georgette Heyer's brilliant and highly acclaimed series of detective novels, now in a handsome new package --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
Excellent book. Catching, funny and witty. Reminded me a lot of Agatha Christie's books, same animated characters, same sense of cynical humor. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I really enjoyed this book, very well told tale Pity the language is rather dated to modern eyes, but well worth the read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ann Widger
There are very few books I've read which are so good I can't put them down, but this is one of them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by JCC
A good whodunnit from the ' Golden Age ' of crime fiction. Straitforward plot, no violence. Though I often read Scandinavian Crime Fiction and modern British Psychological... Read morePublished 8 months ago by gerald lennon
Disappointing and not up to her usual standard. A bit too Enid Blyton meets Mills and Boon for my taste. Her other detective novels are much better written. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Auntie Sue
book in very good condition (new) enjoyable holiday read.Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer