Tommy and Tuppence Berensford have just become the owners of an old English house. Along with the property they have inherited a collection of antique books. When looking through "The Black Arrow", Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings which spell out a disturbing message.
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'The Beresfords are wonderfully revived. Smooth, beautifully paced, and effortlessly convincing.' New York TimesBook Description:
When Tommy and Tuppence Beresford move to a quiet English village, they were looking forward to a peaceful retirement. But, as they soon discovered, their rambling old house held both secrets and dangers. Who was Mary Jordan? Why had someone left a coded message in an old book saying that she 'did not die naturally'? And what was the significance of 'Oxford' and 'Cambridge'? Once more, ingenuity and insight are called for as the pair, along with Hannibal the dog, are drawn into old mysteries and new dangers.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006165273