Ladies Bane: A Miss Silvery Mystery #22 by Patricia Wentworth

Ladies Bane: A Miss Silvery Mystery #22

byPatricia Wentworth

Kobo ebook | January 7, 2015

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Miss Silver is hired by Allegra Trent's grandmother to investigate Geoffrey Trent's finances and becomes involved in the investigation of the mysterious death of Margot, Geoffrey's young ward. Through her keen intellect and uncanny understanding of human nature, Miss Silver reveals the ominous forces that are at work in this strange household.

About Patricia Wentworth & Miss Maud Silver
Patricia Wentworth was the pseudonym of Dora Amy Dillon Turnbull, nee Elles who was born in India in 1878. She published her first novel in 1910, ‘A Marriage Under the Terror’, set in the French Revolution, which won the Melrose prize. It was the start of a prolific writing career although she was best known for her crime series featuring former governess turned private investigator, Miss Silver. The first of these, ‘The Grey Mask’ was published in 1928, two years before Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple made her first appearance in ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’. These two protagonists share many of the same characteristics – love of knitting, listening to village gossip and in cahoots with the national if not local police. However, Maud's definitely a professional. And none of that "Oh, I'm just a wooly-headed female" schtick of Miss Marple.

Title:Ladies Bane: A Miss Silvery Mystery #22Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 7, 2015Publisher:iHelp PressLanguage:English

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