A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERYAgatha Christie called her `a shining light'.
Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery?First, there is a skeleton in a dinner jacket.
Then a corpse in a golden aeroplane. After another body, private detective 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 couturiere and Campion's sister.
In order to protect Valentine, Campion must unravel a story of blackmail and ruthless murder. As urbane as Lord Wimsey...as ingenious as Poirot...
Meet one of crime fiction's Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/03/2006
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780099492795