The Annam Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthThe Annam Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

The Annam Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | July 4, 2016

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“Thou hast betrayed, and thou hast slain…”

What is the mystery shrouding the lovely but sinister Annam stone, stolen from a remote shrine? Every owner of it has suffered an unhappy fate. When Peter Waring, nephew of the original thief, inherited the jewel, it would mean great power and wealth—or so he imagined. His rude awakening leads to a maze of deceit and treachery, a bogus love affair, and a narrowly escaped death. Peter believes the gem is in the hands of the one man in the world he has every reason to hate. A game of cat and mouse is about to ensue, with each man believing the other has what he wants…

The Annam Jewel was originally published in 1924. 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:The Annam Jewel: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:July 4, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413112

ISBN - 13:9781911413110