The Black Cabinet: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthThe Black Cabinet: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

The Black Cabinet: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | June 6, 2016

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“I think you’re tempting fate when you say that you will never go back to Danesborough.”

Chloe laughed, suddenly, frankly. Her eyes were black again, and very bright.

“It’s a fate I don’t mind tempting,” she said, and dropped his arm.

Young Chloe, poor but beautiful, is made heiress of her mysterious cousin who has made a tidy fortune in blackmailing. The capital – indiscreet letters which would make the likes of all sorts of distinguished English people – is kept secret in a safe behind a black cabinet. Cousin Dane whispers the combination to Chloe and straight away dies. But Dane’s big mistake was to have accomplices, and poor Chloe falls into their hands. They will stop at nothing, not even murder, to keep their secrets…

The Black Cabinet was originally published in 1925. 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 Black Cabinet: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.47 inPublished:June 6, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911095854

ISBN - 13:9781911095859