Nothing Venture: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthNothing Venture: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

Nothing Venture: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | May 2, 2016

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“I went down to the pool, and he was lying half in and half out of it with his head bleeding and the tide coming in. The water was up to his shoulders.”

The marriage between Nan Forsyth and Jervis Weare is a purely business arrangement – to Jervis. But for Nan there is true romance behind it – a romance which began for her in childhood days – and she is content to be considered for the time a scheming adventuress. But, as she soon discovers, both she and Jervis are now the targets of a golden-haired devil and her villainous partner who’ll stop at nothing in this story of lively and profound thrills.

Nothing Venture was originally published in 1932. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

“When I pick up a book by Patricia Wentworth I think, now to enjoy myself – and I always do.” Mary Dell, Daily Mirror

Patricia Wentworth was born Dora Amy Elles in India in 1877 (not 1878 as has sometimes been stated). She was first educated privately in India, and later at Blackheath School for Girls. Her first husband was George Dillon, with whom she had her only child, a daughter. She also had two stepsons from her first marriage, one of whom died ...
Title:Nothing Venture: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.5 inPublished:May 2, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911095552

ISBN - 13:9781911095552