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READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY A coach party of eccentrics...a murder and a puzzling clue...a classic murder mystery from one of the queens of Golden Age crime fiction.

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

George Jeffries is attempting to guide a coach party of eccentrics around Scotland via the treacheous mountain known as The Devil's Elbow. But when one of the touring party is found dead, suspicion falls on the hapless Jeffries. His fiancee goes in tears to her employer, who happens to be the remarkable psychoanalyst and private investigator Mrs Bradley. Fortunately for all concerned Mrs Bradley takes the case, and employs all her singular talents in the task of finding the true murderer.

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

Reviews

She is one of the Big Three women detective writers

Observer

Mrs. Bradley and her dapper chauffeur, George, drive about the countryside in a midnight-blue Rolls-Royce with full bar, and wherever they go, they find murder

New York Times

Easily the best woman detective in fiction

News Chronicle

I hope Vintage will keep on bringing them out - she's just such an interesting writer

Desperate Reader

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  • EBook

    9781448190409

    April 3, 2014

    Vintage Digital

    240 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099583943

    October 15, 2013

    Vintage

    240 pages

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