. . Rowling. But the device at the center of the mystery is in the possession of two schoolboys, and whether they stole it or invented it, there are others who will kill to get hold of it. A mysterious invention causes mayhem in a coastal English village—from “my very favourite of the four Queens of Crime” J.
The Mind Readers The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - K. And someone in town is willing to terrorize, murder, and raise the very devil to keep that secret to themselves. She has a sense of the fantastic, and is never dull” —Times Literary Supplement.
The China Governess The Albert Campion MysteriesAgora Books #ad - Meanwhile, his illustrious adopted family has a sinister secret of its own—involving a murderous nineteenth-century governess—that must also be brought to light by Campion’s investigations. And she has another quality, not usually associated with crime stories, elegance. Agatha christie timothy Kinnit is rich, and successful, handsome, but his past is a mystery to him.
The China Governess The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - Margery allingham stands out like a shining light. In desperate search of answers, kinnit calls on private detective Albert Campion to shed some light on his past, and how it connects him to the notorious Turk Street Mile slum. When he learns, that he is adopted, on the eve of his elopement, he must question everything he thought he knew.
Allingham is very, very good and those who are not familiar with her have a discovery awaiting them. Los angeles Times.
Cargo of Eagles The Albert Campion MysteriesAgora Books #ad - The little village on the essex coast is invaded by bikers and a parade of peculiar visitors, a newly released prisoner is rumored to be in the area, Mr. Strange things are happening in Saltey. Lugg has bought a bungalow there, the Saltey Demon is on the loose again . . . A lively british mystery from “one of the greatest mid-20th-century practitioners of the detective novel” Alexander McCall Smith.
Cargo of Eagles The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - And albert campion is looking for the disappearance of thousands of pounds of gold coinage. Allingham has that rare gift in a novelist, the creation of characters so rich and so real that they stay with the reader forever. Sara paretsky “Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light. Agatha Christie.
This is margery allingham’s final novel featuring her famous gentleman sleuth, overflowing with evil arch-villains and classic thuggery against the atmospheric backdrop of postwar England.
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J. K. Rowling “margery Allingham has precious few peers and no superiors. The sunday times “allingham has that rare gift in a novelist, the creation of characters so rich and so real that they stay with the reader forever. Sara Paretsky. Byatt. Danger is hardly unknown in this idyllic rural village, but it is a less romantic peril than Campion faced on his first visit, more than twenty years ago .
The Beckoning Lady The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - . . Murder darkens the bright days of summer in an idyllic Suffolk village, in an Albert Campion mystery that is simply “unforgettable” A. S.
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Coroner's Pidgin The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - Sara paretsky world war ii is limping to a close and private detective Albert Campion has just returned from years abroad on a secret mission. The reluctant campion is forced to put his powers of detection to work as he is drawn deeper into the case, treason, dealing with murder, and into the eccentric Caradocs household, grand larceny, and the mysterious disappearance of some very valuable art.
Margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered. P. D. James “margery allingham was one of the greatest mid-20th-century practitioners of the detective novel. Alexander McCall Smith.
Hide My Eyes The Albert Campion MysteriesAgora Books #ad - Allingham has that rare gift in a novelist, the creation of characters so rich and so real that they stay with the reader forever. Sara paretsky “allingham’s characters are three-dimensional flesh and blood, especially her villains. Times literary Supplement. These minimal leads, and a series of peculiar events, set the gentleman sleuth on a race against time that takes him from an odd museum of curiosities hidden in a quiet corner of London to a scrapyard in the East End.
Private detective albert campion hunts a serial killer in London’s theatre district, in this crime novel from “the best of mystery writers” The New Yorker. Margery allingham shows her dark edge in hide my eyes and evokes the sights, and inimitable atmosphere of 1950s London, sounds, once again proving herself “one of the finest ‘golden age’ crime novelists” Sunday Telegraph.
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More Work for the Undertaker A Campion MysteryAgora Books #ad - A top-notch mystery, full of keen characterization, margery allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, old English atmosphere, a charmingly decadent family and a few sudden deaths” — New York Times In a masterpiece of storytelling, humor, where there have been two suspicious deaths.
Meanwhile the palinodes go about their nocturnal business and Campion dices with danger in his efforts to find the truth. This is a stand-alone title within Margery Allingham’s Albert Campion series. And if poisoning were not enough, there are also anonymous letters, sudden violence and a vanishing coffin.
More Work for the Undertaker A Campion Mystery #ad - As urbane as lord wimsey…as ingenious as Poirot… Meet one of crime fiction’s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion. However, if you wish to read the books in the order that they were written please follow the link below to have a look at the order of publication:http://www. Margeryallingham. Org. Uk/bibliography.
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Uncommonly exciting stuff, replete with Allingham’s skill in story-building and the plausible characters that make her as much a fine novelist as a mystery writer. The new republic “Margery Allingham stands out like a shining light. And she has another quality, not usually associated with crime stories, elegance.
Traitor's Purse The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - Agatha Christie. All he can remember is that he was on a mission of vital importance to His Majesty’s government before his accident. If i had to vote for the single best detective story, this would be it. A. S. Published in 1941, traitor’s Purse is “a wartime masterpiece” The Guardian.
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The Case of the Late Pig The Albert Campion Mysteries #ad - In allingham’s inimitable style, high drama sits neatly beside pitch-perfect black comedy. It takes all campion’s coolly incisive powers of detection to unravel the crime. My very favourite of the four Queens of Crime is Allingham. J. K. Rowling “margery Allingham deserves to be rediscovered. P. D. The body turns out to be that of Pig Peters, freshly killed five months after his own funeral.
A man is killed five months after his funeral, in a tale by “one of the greatest mid-20th-century practitioners of the detective novel” Alexander McCall Smith. Soon other corpses start to turn up, just as Peters’s body goes missing.
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Fortunately, albert campion – that self-effacing professional adventurer who simply cannot resist a mystery – is also on hand. If a man is likely to be murdered you can’t just stand by and do nothing. Vassily kopeck, half-polish physicist and an ‘attaché of sorts’, the half-Russian, disappears as effectively as a cat who turns a corner in a London fog after a visit to The Turrets – and thereby becomes a much-wanted man.
Mr Campion's Farthing Vintage Classic Crime Book 20 #ad - . Then felix perdreau, who knows more than he is letting on, the flamboyant rare book dealer and friend of Kopek, also goes missing…L. C. Or can you?’ inglewood turrets, an expensive anachronism in the leafy outskirts of North London is a cross between St Pancreas Station and Holloway Gaol, and the house where the formidable Miss Charlotte Cambric recreates Victorian elegance for foreign culture-vultures.