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By Georgette Heyer

a chic card get together turns deadly...

Inspector Hemingway has his paintings reduce out for him whilst a doubtless civilized online game of replica Bridge results in a double homicide. The crimes look exact, yet have been they performed by way of an identical hand? issues develop into much more complex whilst the fiancée of the inspector's younger pal Timothy Kane turns into Hemingway's major suspect. Kane is set to end up the lady's innocence-but whilst he starts off digging into her previous, he unearths it is greater than somewhat shady...

Praise for Georgette Heyer:

"Ranks along such incomparable whodunit authors as Christie, Marsh, Tey, and Allingham." -San Francisco Chronicle

"The wittiest of detective tale writers." -Daily Mail

"Pungent discussion and A1 characterization." -Time magazine

"Ms. Heyer is likely one of the such a lot pleasing writers i've got ever read." -Reading Extravaganza

"Miss Heyer has the pleasant expertise of mixing humor with mystery." -Boston night Transcript

The past due Georgette Heyer used to be a truly inner most lady. Her historic novels have charmed and thrilled thousands of readers for many years, even though she infrequently reached out to the general public to debate her works or deepest lifestyles. it really is recognized that she used to be born in Wimbledon in August 1902, and her first novel, The Black Moth, used to be released in 1921.

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