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READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY A dangerous woman...a deadly conspiracy...a classic murder mystery from one of the queens of Golden Age crime fiction

Rediscover Gladys Mitchell – one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.

Rosamund Lestrange's behaviour is decidedly strange - but is she really an unhinged wife, or is she an innocent and sane girl at the centre of a conspiracy wrought by her guardian? Dame Beatrice Bradley is called to apply her psychiatric skills to the problem, but when the question of a rich inheritance arises and a body is found, her peerless skills as a detective are more urgently required.

Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid... If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you’ll love Mrs Bradley.

Reviews

Crime writing's best kept secret

Scotsman

If a relaxing diversion is of the essence for a good holiday, a Gladys Mitchell novel is a must...a crime writer who, in her day, ranked with Christie and Sayers

Daily Mail

The Great Gladys

Philip Larkin

There are many other good detective writers...there is Gladys Mitchell with her fascinating Mrs Bradley, ugly as a toad and armed with the latest up-to-date theories of psychology

Agatha Christie, Guardian

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  • Paperback

    9780099583875

    April 15, 2014

    Vintage

    224 pages

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    9781448190355

    April 3, 2014

    Vintage Digital

    224 pages

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