Blue Murder by Harriet RutlandBlue Murder by Harriet Rutland

Blue Murder

byHarriet Rutland

Paperback | November 2, 2015

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That settles it, thought Smith savagely. He shall be murdered, even if I have to do it myself!

The Hardstaffe family are not the nicest people in the world. In fact, he – schoolteacher, lothario and bully, she – chronic malcontent – and their horsey unmarried adult daughter seem to be prime candidates for murder. A writer planning these deaths, on paper at least, and a young girl, chased by old Hardstaffe, are the only outsiders in a deliciously neat, but nasty, case.

Blue Murder was the last of Harriet Rutland’s mystery novels, first published in 1942. This new edition, the first in over 70 years, features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

‘(A) newcomer of exceptional promise’ Howard Haycroft

Harriet Rutland was the pen-name of Olive Shimwell. She was born Olive Seers in 1901, the daughter of a prosperous Birmingham builder and decorator. Little is known of the author's early life but in 1926 she married microbiologist John Shimwell, with whom she moved to a small village near Cork in Ireland. This setting, transplanted to ...
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Title:Blue MurderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.49 inPublished:November 2, 2015Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910570869

ISBN - 13:9781910570869

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