‘Margery Allingham has precious few peers and no superiors.’ Sunday Times
First, there is a skeleton in a dinner jacket. Then a corpse in a golden aeroplane.After another body, Albert Campion nearly makes a fourth… Both the skeleton and the corpse have died with suspicious convenience for Georgia Wells, a monstrous but charming actress with a raffish entourage.Georgia’s best friend just happens to be Valentine, a top couturière and Campion’s sister. In order to protect Valentine, Campion must unravel a story of blackmail and ruthless murder.
“'Margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered' P.D. James”
“'Allingham's work is always of the first rank' New York Times”