The Warrielaw Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery by Winifred PeckThe Warrielaw Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery by Winifred Peck

The Warrielaw Jewel: A Golden Age Mystery

byWinifred Peck

Paperback | October 3, 2016

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‘Listen! I see I’d better take you into my confidence.’

‘I’d rather you didn’t,’ I said.

Betty Morrison, a lawyer’s wife, is flung into the society of an ancient Edinburgh family, the Warrielaws. There’s Neil the Rip, Cora the Siren, Rhoda the Business Woman, and Alison the little Beauty – not to mention the formidable, elderly Jessica and her meek sister Mary. The family all possess unusual gold-green eyes – and harbour a precious and historic jewel, a bauble under constant threat of theft. The alarmed Betty will become a crucial witness in a case that includes mysterious disappearances of gems and people, as well as wholesale murder.

The Warrielaw Jewel was originally published in 1933. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Martin Edwards.

Winifred Peck (1882-1962) was born Winifred Frances Knox in Oxford, the daughter of the future Bishop of Manchester. Her mother Ellen was the daughter of the Bishop of Lahore. A few years after her mother's death, Winifred Peck became one of the first pupils at Wycombe Abbey School, and later studied at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Retu...
Title:The Warrielaw Jewel: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:October 3, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413899

ISBN - 13:9781911413899