The Coldstone: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthThe Coldstone: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

The Coldstone: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | July 4, 2016

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She had trembled. She had laughed her shaky little laugh. And she had vanished into thin air.

And the door was locked on the inside.

When young Anthony Colstone inherits Stonegate from his grandfather’s cousin, he hardly expects to be haunted by death. Why had Sir Jervis wanted him to promise never to move the ancient megalithic stones and why did no one even know how many there were? Surely old Susan Bowyer knows—she is nearly one hundred and she knows everything about the village. And perhaps her great-granddaughter, Susan, knows something, at one moment a shy village maid, the next a sophisticated young woman.

Then one night a wall in the queer old library moves and Anthony finds himself on the trail of a mystery exceeding his wildest imagining. Mystery, adventure, and romance combine in Patricia Wentworth’s most sparkling manner.

The Coldstone was originally published in 1930. 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 ...
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Title:The Coldstone: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.51 inPublished:July 4, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413198

ISBN - 13:9781911413196

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