Format: Paperback / softback
Published: 7th Sep '06
A civilised game of Duplicate Bridge ends in a double murder in which both victims were strangled with a tourniquet of picture wire. The crimes seem identical, but were they carried out by the same hand? The odds of solving this crime are stacked up against Inspector Hemingway. Fortunately, this first-rate detective doesn’t miss a trick.
Double the murder means double the stakes in Georgette Heyer’s classic crime story.______________________Inspector Hemingway has his work cut out for him when a seemingly civilized card game ends in a double murder.The two crimes appear identical, but were they carried out by the same hand?When Timothy Harte’s young fiance – a put-upon secretary and suspected gold digger – becomes the inspector’s prime suspect, Harte is determined to prove her innocence.But when he starts digging into her past, he finds it’s more than a little bit shady…_____________________________’A fabulous, witty writer’Stephen Fry’Georgette Heyer is second to none’Sunday Times’A writer of great style’The Telegraph’Heyer’s characters and dialogue are a delight’Dorothy L. Sayers
|Dimensions||21 × 129 × 198 mm|