Touch and Go: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthTouch and Go: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

Touch and Go: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | July 4, 2016

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“I know what we’ll do. We’ll play Devil-in-the dark.”

When Sarah Trent was engaged as governess to seventeen-year-old Lucilla Hildred, she didn’t bargain for a series of sinister occurrences—scary noises, the nocturnal rattle of claws against glass, a sabotaged bicycle. Then there is a neighbouring burglary, leaving a set of muddy footprints—but whose?

Sarah comes to suspect that someone is trying to kill the orphaned Lucilla, sole heir to a fortune. Is it visiting American John Brown, or could Lucilla be playing a deceptive game of her own? Someone is poised, waiting like a snake to strike, and Lucilla may not be the only prey…

Touch and Go was originally published in 1934 (original UK title: Devil in the Dark). 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:Touch and Go: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:July 4, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413236

ISBN - 13:9781911413233