By Georgette Heyer
USA Today Bestseller!
One inheritor after one other turns up dead?
Silas Kane's 60th celebration is marred through argument and dissension among his kin, after which the subsequent morning, Kane is located useless. The coroner's verdict of dying bymisadventure would appear to substantiate that Silas by chance misplaced his manner within the fog. yet then his inheritor is shot, and threats are made opposed to the following in line to inherit his fortune.The redoubtable Superintendent Hannasyde is named in to enquire. All clues element to an it seems that harmless eighty-year-old lady, yet because the Inspector delves additional into the case, he discovers that not anything is sort of because it seems?
PRAISE FOR they discovered HIM lifeless:
"Ranks along such incomparable whodunit authors as Christie, Marsh, Tey, and Allingham."
San Francisco Chronicle
"The writer introduces us to sufficient vigorous and fascinating humans to make the booklet beautiful even with no its creative detective plot."
The occasions Literary Supplement
"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding satisfaction to me? i've got seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a complicated from the note 'Go'."
Dorothy L. Sayers
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"Reading Georgette Heyer is the subsequent neatest thing to examining Jane Austen."
"Wonderful characters, based, witty writing, ideal interval element, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the remainder of us simply aspire to."