An Inspector Alleyn mystery. Hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of the Cornish village of Portcarrow. Miss Pride wants to put an end to the villagers' trade in miracle cures, especially Miss Elspeth Cost's gift shop. But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself.
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THE ALLEYN MYSTERIES
Times are good in the Cornish village of Portcarrow, as hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of Pixie Falls.
Then Miss Emily Pride inherits Portcarrow and wants to put an end to the villagers' thriving trade in miracle cures especially Miss Elspeth Cost's gift shop.
But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself…
"A beauty…Miss Marsh is a fine, sly, comic writer."
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Book Description Collins, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. No marks, light wear. 1987 reprint (same ISBN, different cover). Bookseller Inventory # 1000112063
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